Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, March 1st, 1999
"We're recommending that children in Williston between 18 months and up to 21 years be immunized," said Dr. Stephen McDonough, North Dakota Health Department.
Health officials confirmed that the two-year-old who died was infected with a bacterium known as Type C meningococcus. It is among the bacteria types that causes meningitis. Two other preschoolers are being treated for the bacterial infection.
Williston-area doctors were to administer the...
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