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Jimmy Carr 'close to death' after battling life-threatening infection as child

Comedian Jimmy Carr has shared a shocking revelation about his brush with death as a child due to a severe infection.The 51 year old comic, known for his controversial humour, was diagnosed with meningitis as a toddler, leaving him 'close to death' due to the immense toll it took on his body. As per NHS guidelines, Meningitis is an infection of the protective membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord (meninges).This condition can affect anyone but is most prevalent in babies, young children, teenagers and young adults. If not treated promptly, meningitis can lead to life-threatening sepsis and cause permanent damage to the brain or nerves.

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