The Canadian Press

2015-02-13 | NS Meningitis

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Health officials in Nova Scotia say Acadia University in Wolfville is dealing with an outbreak of meningitis after confirming that a second student contracted the same strain of the disease linked to the death of a young woman at the school. But Dr. Robert Strang, the province's chief public health officer, says there is no need for great concern. (He adds a vaccination program for all students and staff with certain health conditions will begin next Wednesday at the campus.)

Date: 2015-02-13
Placeline: HALIFAX.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 11 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << while we say this is an outbreak there is still the the the risk to any individual remains low there is no increased risk in their broader community >>


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