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Third Santa Clara University student tests positive for a meningococcal infection

Third Santa Clara University student tests positive for a meningococcal infection

A third student from Santa Clara University has fallen ill with a meningococcal infection and has been hospitalized in fair condition, according to the Santa Clara Public Health Department.

Two other undergraduate students tested positive earlier this week for infection by the bacteria Neisseria meningitidis. 

Symptoms for the first two students have been improving, university officials said. The three students were under close medical supervision.

“As a student-centered institution, we place the...

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