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UK student diagnosed with bacterial meningitis no longer in ICU

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A University of Kentucky student diagnosed with bacterial meningitis continues to improve. A University of Kentucky student diagnosed with bacterial meningitis continues to improve.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A University of Kentucky student diagnosed with bacterial meningitis continues to improve.

Officials say the student is in fair condition at the hospital, and is no longer in the ICU.

UK was notified on Monday of the diagnosis and school officials say the area where the student lives is being professionally cleaned.

Doctors say people recover from most bacterial meningitis cases, but there have been some cases that result in death.

Signs of meningitis include sudden onset of fever, headache and a stiff neck.

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