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Second Missouri Southern athlete diagnosed with meningitis

Updated: February 29, 2008, 4:24 PM ET
Associated Press

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A second baseball player is being treated for the same meningitis believed to have killed a teammate at Missouri Southern, but officials say nobody else had reported symptoms as of Friday.

The second player was not identified by university officials, citing medical privacy laws. Health officials in Joplin, where the university is located, said the young man was responding well to medical treatment.

The player was among a group of 15 to 20 people at increased risk ...

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