East Lyme student positive for viral meningitis, EV D68

EAST LYME, Conn. (WTNH) — Parents with children attending Niantic Center Elementary School are being warned after a student there tested positive for two different illnesses. That child has both viral meningitis and Enterovirus D68, and doctors say the EV D68 may have caused the meningitis.

Parents have been notified of the situation, but the superintendent of schools says no other steps are needed.

If you have any concerns you can call your doctor or check the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website for more information about viral meningitis and Enterovirus D68.

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