Meningitis Outbreak Could Ruin Princeton Alumni Weekend

New Jersey’s state department of health has declared a meningitis outbreak at Princeton University, thereby jeopardizing the school’s Alumni Weekend, taking place this weekend. 24,000 are (were?) expected to attend. NY Mag notes that this news has potential to jeopardize crucial life-altering alumni hook-ups. As Wikipedia tells us:

Both can be transmitted through droplets of respiratory secretions during close contact such as kissing, sneezing or coughing [if you’re into that] on someone, but cannot be spread by only breathing the air where a person with meningitis has been.

Maybe just wear those plastic lips Robin used in that Batman with Uma Thurman?

[Star-Ledger]

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  • Jay G

    Thank goodness they have Dr. House!