Purpuric Fever is
a bacterial infection that affects children under 10 years of age
and occurs in Brazil.
starts as a severe conjunctivitis but some cases develop fever,
vomiting and purpuric rash which can lead to death.
can be treated with antibiotics.
Links for more information:
of Clinical Microbiology http://www.pubmedcentral.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=267380