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    Student dies of Bacterial Meningitis...


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    Re: Student dies of Bacterial Meningitis...

    That's too bad... It's crazy how fast all of that happened, he started feeling sick yesterday and went to the hospital at 5:30 pm, and 6 hours later he died.


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    Re: Student dies of Bacterial Meningitis...

    That's unfortunate. Don't share cups at parties this weekend.


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    Re: Student dies of Bacterial Meningitis...

    Does it really happen that fast or was he sick for a couple days before telling anyone?



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    Re: Student dies of Bacterial Meningitis...

    I once cured my case of meningitis with with 2 bottles of Makers Mark.



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    Re: Student dies of Bacterial Meningitis...

    Quote Originally Posted by 1100011CS View Post
    Does it really happen that fast or was he sick for a couple days before telling anyone?
    That's what I was wondering. I didn't know Bacterial Meningitis was so fast.. If I was a guessing man, I'd say he probably felt sick a couple days prior but didn't think anything of it, and when it got "really" bad he went to the hospital after it was too late.


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    Re: Student dies of Bacterial Meningitis...

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    That's what I was wondering. I didn't know Bacterial Meningitis was so fast.. If I was a guessing man, I'd say he probably felt sick a couple days prior but didn't think anything of it, and when it got "really" bad he went to the hospital after it was too late.
    Most likely. It's not like you'd go to the hospital at the first sign of feeling sick. Still crazy fast though.



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    Re: Student dies of Bacterial Meningitis...

    That really sucks. I knew that guy. He was in my major for a couple years and we worked on steel bridge team together. He was an awesome guy and I remember tailgating with him even just last fall. Tragic.


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    Re: Student dies of Bacterial Meningitis...

    According to the CDC CDC - Meningitis: Questions and Answers symptoms can develop over 1-2 days, or within a few hours.


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    Re: Student dies of Bacterial Meningitis...

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    According to the CDC CDC - Meningitis: Questions and Answers symptoms can develop over 1-2 days, or within a few hours.
    Wow, that's scary! I'm getting out my surgical masks.



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    Re: Student dies of Bacterial Meningitis...

    Quote Originally Posted by 1100011CS View Post
    Wow, that's scary! I'm getting out my surgical masks.
    Why settle for a surgical mask when you could live in a bubble?



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    Re: Student dies of Bacterial Meningitis...

    I know some peopel are having a little fun with this, but it really does suck. He was a great guy. That being said, it is scary to think of how quick that stuff can kill you.


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    Re: Student dies of Bacterial Meningitis...

    Quote Originally Posted by mjones34 View Post
    I know some peopel are having a little fun with this, but it really does suck. He was a great guy. That being said, it is scary to think of how quick that stuff can kill you.
    I can't imagine what his parents are going through right now.



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    Re: Student dies of Bacterial Meningitis...

    His friends at ISU are taking it pretty hard as to be expected. I heard he even had the preventative shot for it. Yikes.


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    Re: Student dies of Bacterial Meningitis...

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
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