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WSU student diagnosed with meningitis

PULLMAN– A 19-year-old male Washington State University student was diagnosed early Monday morning with probable meningococcal meningitis. He is currently being treated at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane. The student lives off campus with two roommates, both of whom have received antibiotic medication against the disease. Health officials are contacting and treating other people […]

At-risk students vaccinated

More than 1,340 fall semester students have been vaccinated in the past several weeks as part of a new annual campaign to prevent or limit future outbreaks of meningitis at Washington State University. The information and vaccination campaign, launched early this summer by WSU’s Health and Wellness Services, hopes to attract as many as 4,000 […]