Meningitis Claims Life of College Student

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Jill Chadwick

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A University of Kansas student recently died from what is believed to be meningitis. Dr. Dana Hawkinson, an infectious disease specialist at The University of Kansas Hospital talks about what the disease is, the risk of spreading, the signs of the disease and how a vaccine works.