Penn State University

A confirmed case of meningococcal meningitis at University Park has been treated for the infection and is currently recovering at Mount Nittany Medical Center.

University Health Services is working closely with the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Close contacts of the student, who resides on campus, have been notified and provided with the appropriate antibiotic prophylaxis. The University urges students who experience symptoms such as fever, headache, stiff neck to seek medical attention immediately.

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