Meningitis in Allentown school

March 6, 2009 3:03:20 PM PST
Health officials say they're dealing with a confirmed case of bacterial meningitis involving a student at William Allen High School. Meningitis is a contagious and potentially deadly infection spread through close contact such as kissing or sharing utensils.

Health officials have sent letters home to parents telling them about the case.

Students who've had close contact will be notified.

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