Lehigh University Deals With Second Bacterial Meningitis Case
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BETHLEHEM, Pa. (CBS) – Lehigh University is reporting a second case of bacterial meningitis on campus.
School officials say they have handed out more than 4,000 doses of antibiotics in response to the reported cases.
A female student was hospitalized last week after attending a fraternity party. A male freshman was hospitalized on Sunday.
Bacterial meningitis is a potentially fatal infection of the central nervious system and is spread by saliva or prolonged contact with an infected person.
Reported by Cherri Gregg, KYW Newsradio