24-Year-Old at Downtown Hostel Diagnoised with Meningitis
Posted by Alexander Nguyen on July 17, 2018 in Tech | 62 Views

A person who spent time at the USA Hostel in downtown San Diego has been diagnosed with meningococcal disease, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency reported Tuesday.

The 24-year-old previously healthy individual, whose name was withheld, was admitted to a local hospital Saturday and is recovering, according to county health officials.

Health and Human Services staff have identified, informed and provided preventive treatment to more than two dozen close contacts who may have been exposed to the bacteria that causes to the disease. The hospitalized person could have exposed others within close contact any time between July 4 and July 14 at the hostel, located at 726 Fifth Ave...