The Oakland Post

Symptoms of meningitis

Meningitis and college students

Gabrielle Gappy, Science & Technology Editor October 19, 2022

Back to school season each fall often leads to many people developing illnesses such as the common cold, flu or even COVID-19. Talks of another illness — perhaps the most threatening to college students...

On Aug. 22, Lucy was taken to the hospital because she didn’t want to eat, and soon was flown to Peoria’s OSF St. Francis Medical Center. She was diagnosed with meningitis. And then, little Lucy suffered a stroke.

I love Lucy

Well, I think I do. I haven't met her in real life yet. But my sister is friends with baby Lucy's mom, Heather Kernan of Rock Island. So, I've heard a lot about her. I've listened to my sister cry and...

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