The first line of defense is always protection.
A fifth case of meningococcal disease hit Oregon State University in an ongoing outbreak that began just over a year ago. Department’s deputy administrator, Charlie Fautin, pointed out that a similar outbreak in 2015 at the University of Oregon resulted in a death of one student and that a Corvallis High School student had amputations of both legs and fingers after contracting the disease in 2014.
OSU Vice President Steve Clark said that the university would keep up its efforts to ensure students are aware of the problem and comply with all vaccination requirements.
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