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Appearance Of Dangerous Bacterial Infection In Santa Barbara County Which Can Cause Meningitis Now Called Outbreak

Posted on Friday, November 22, 2013 7:32am

Concern remains high in Santa Barbara County’s public health community, following the discovery of three cases of a bacterial disease which can cause meningitis, or serious bloodstream infections.

Two UCSB students are among those confirmed with the disease.

It’s easily treatable with antibiotics if caught early, but has the potential to be fatal.

KCLU’s Lance Orozco has an update on a situation we’ve been following for the last few days.

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