• Pa. Health Department urging college students to get meningitis vaccination

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    The state health department is asking college students to get vaccinated for meningitis before they head back to school this fall.

    Officials told our partners at Butler Radio that meningitis B is somewhat common on college campuses.

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    It's an inflammation of the membranes around the brain and spinal cord and it spreads through the air.

    Symptoms include fever, vomiting and sensitivity to light.


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