Skip to comments.Meningococcal outbreak declared at San Diego State University
Posted on 09/28/2018 5:26:22 PM PDT by BenLurkin
When the university announced the first case in early September, many on campus lined up to get vaccinated, providing significant protection against future infection.
But vaccination does not ward off infections that are already present, and a person whose nasal passages have been colonized by the bacteria may not get sick right away.
Officials urged the entire campus population to keep their eyes open for symptoms of meningococcal disease, including fever, intense headache, lethargy, stiff neck and a rash that does not blanch under pressure.
Anyone with any of these symptoms should take them seriously and seek immediate medical attention.
The bacteria are known to spread more readily on college campuses, moving from person to person through close contact such as sharing drinking glasses, eating utensils, cigarettes or pipes, water bottles, drugs, kissing or living in close quarters.
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Any of them antivaxxers?
San Diego is pretty close to Mexico, aint it?
Any of them unvaccinated, free in-state tuition from Mexico?
An old friend lost a son of this 30 years ago——very frightening,and very fast.
By the time they got to the college he was already gone.
Trump’s fault. He pulled us out of the Paris Accords.
I blame Montezuma Hall. I saw that in the article, anyway. I never knew he had a last name.
I think Montezuma Hall went into gameshow hosting. Went by Monty for short.
Many colleges require the vaccine for incoming freshmen. Guess that’s not the case in lib CA.
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