SDSU Announces Possible Meningitis Exposure During Weekend Greek Events

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The university announced on Twitter it had received word that a student had a probable case of the bacterial illness.

April 18, 2019
KPBS

SUMMARY

San Diego State University student may have exposed attendees of two fraternity events to meningococcal meningitis last weekend, the university announced Wednesday as it urged potentially affected people to attend one of two post-exposure clinics.

The university announced on Twitter it had received word that a student had a probable case of the bacterial illness. Students who attended the Delta Sigma Phi Formal on Friday and the Delta Sigma Phi Social Event on Saturday were advised to visit the school's post-exposure clinics, which will be held until 7 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 a.m. to noon Thursday at the student health center.

Members of the Delta Zeta sorority and Delta Sigma Phi fraternity are also advised to seek post-exposure treatment.

"More information will be shared with students, faculty and staff as soon as possible, as the university is actively working to gather more information," the university said in a Twitter post.

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Elliana Given