Back from the brink: Dramatic diary of a little meningitis victim

Mother's meningitis diary reveals how her healthy daughter was ravaged by the illness in just four hours Erica would have died if she hadn't called out for a glass of water in the night she fell illDoctors tell her parents she had been just three hours from death | UPDATED: 01:47 GMT, 23 August 2012 At 7.30pm, Michelle Scoffings put her three-year-old daughter to bed with a slight temperature.