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San Diego State student with meningitis remains on life support
San Diego State student with meningitis remains on life support

The 18-year-old student at San Diego State University stricken with meningococcal meningitis remains on life support as doctors look for possible “recipients [for] some of her vital organs,” the university said late Friday. A statement issued by the university earlier in the day said that Sara Stelzer had died and that the university is “deeply saddened by the loss of one of our students to this terrible illness.” The statement was made after consultation with her family, which “had decided to say farewell to their daughter,” according to university spokesman Greg Block. But the transplantation process apparently has taken longer than anticipated,...

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