NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Yale University has received confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that a student has tested positive for a form of meningitis.
On Monday, Yale announced that a student was admitted to the hospital with probable bacterial meningitis. On Thursday, the CDC says that the student has tested positive for a form of meningitis known as serogroup B meningococcal disease.
Most cases of serogroup B meningococcal disease occur sporadically. The CDC says a single case does not meet their definition of an outbreak.
Officials say the student is making excellent progress.