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Guthrie Student Diagnosed With Viral Meningitis

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GUTHRIE, Oklahoma -

A student in the Guthrie Public School system has been diagnosed with Viral Meningitis, according to the Logan County Health Department.

School superintendent Mike Simpson sent out a letter to parents regarding the issue on Thursday. The identity of the student has not been released, in the letter though, Simpson says the diagnosis came from a student at Guthrie High School.

Learn more about Viral Meningitis from the CDC website.

The condition of the student is not known at this time.

According to the Centers for Disease Control, Most viral meningitis cases in the United States, especially during the summer months, are caused by enteroviruses; however, only a small number of people with enterovirus infections actually develop meningitis.

Concerned parents can call the Logan County Health Department at (405) 282-3485. 

Read the letter sent out by the Guthrie superintendent.

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