2 Cases Of Viral Meningitis Reported At Circleville College


UPDATED: Friday October 4, 2013 1:11 PM

Ohio Christian University officials say two students on campus have been diagnosed with viral meningitis.

A memo went out to the university community on Wednesday.

The two cases were confirmed earlier this week.

The conditions of the students were not immediately known.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, viral meningitis is less severe than bacterial meningitis and resolves itself without specific treatment.

The department says that viral meningitis is most common in children younger than 5.

Symptoms include nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light and an altered mental state.

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