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Warnings issued after suspected meningitis death of SDSU student
Warnings issued after suspected meningitis death of SDSU student

San Diego State University officials are recommending antibiotic treatments for those who may have been in contact with an 18-year-old student who died Thursday after possibly contracting meningococcal meningitis. The San Diego County coroner has not made a final determination as to cause of death. Sara Stelzer, a first-year student from Moorpark in Ventura County, was admitted to the hospital Tuesday with flu-like symptoms. Meningitis is a bacterial infection that causes inflammation of the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord. It can cause long-term damage and death. On Friday morning, a long line of students was outside the SDSU student health center on campus waiting...

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