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Fifteen-year-old Student Dies from Meningitis

After the death of a 15-year-old Canyon Crest Academy student of Meningococcal disease, what are county health officials doing to prevent the spread of the illness? Chief of community epidemiology fo

Fifteen-year-old Student Dies from Meningitis

Tom Fudge: County health officials yesterday announced that a 15-year-old girl in North County has died of Meningitis. The girl was a student at Canyon Crest Academy. Her death has raised questions about whether others may have been infected by the deadly, contagious illness.

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  • Michele Ginsberg, M.D. , chief of community epidemiology for the County Health and Human Services Agency.