Actress Denise Dowse, known for her participation in projects such as Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990-200) and Insecure (2016-2021), is reportedly in a coma. According to her sister Tracey Dowse, the actress is hospitalized after suffering from meningitis. YOU MAY INTEREST: Anne Heche in coma after car crashOlivia Newton-John, died aged 73; She was an actress in “Grease”
In an Aug. 5 social media post, Tracey said her recent posts have been positive as she tries to keep her spirits up.
Soliciting people’s support for her “sister to receive prayers,” Tracey revealed, “She is in a coma in the hospital with a virulent form of meningitis.” The actress’ sister revealed doctors don’t know if Dowse is out awake from a coma as it was not medically induced. Who is Denise Dowse, an actress who is in a coma from meningitis? Dowse is known for a long career in film and television. According to IMDB, she has 122 credits as an actress, two credits as a director, and three credits for acting as herself.
Highlights her role as Assistant Director Yvonne Teasley on Beverly Hills, 90210; as an associate director at California Dreams; Appearances on Seinfield, Full House, Murphy Brown, Step by Step, Sister, Siter, Moesha, Girlfriends and Insecure. The actress has also appeared in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Judging Amy, Charmed, Gilmore Girls, Everwood and House and Castle. What is meningitis? According to the Mayo Clinic, meningitis is inflammation of the fluid and membranes (meninges) that surround the brain and spinal cord.
“Most cases of meningitis in the United States are caused by a viral infection, but bacterial, parasitic, and fungal infections are other possible causes,” notes the Mayo Clinic. Symptoms, which can last for hours or days, include high fever, stiff neck, headache, nausea, vomiting, confusion, difficulty concentrating, seizures, lightheadedness, sensitivity to light, loss of appetite, thirst, rash.
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