Meningococcal vaccine urged; helpline, Web sites available

A Washington State University student was diagnosed on Sunday with meningococcemia, a bacterial infection of the blood that is caused by the same organism as meningococcal meningitis. The student, a 19-year-old male freshman member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity, was admitted to Stevens Memorial Hospital in Edmonds with rash, joint pains and swelling of the […]