A fact of university life is exposure to diseases – including viral and bacterial meningitis, a serious illness that college age students may be particularly susceptible to. Earlier this month an e-mail sent across campus brought this risk of the disease to the fore, when the community learned that a student here had viral meningitis.
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A tuberculosis scare prompted an Aug. 28 University of La Verne Health Center e-mail to the ULV community about a summer program participant found to be infected with TB.
A few weeks after discovering that University of La Verne freshman Carlos Carrazco had come down with bacterial meningitis instead of the more common flu bug, Brandt Hall residents and students in general are taking the chances that they, too, will contract the potentially deadly illness in stride.