Bartlett student hospitalized with meningitis

January 25, 2008 5:32:06 AM PST
Administrators at northwest suburban Bartlett High School are warning parents and students about a case of bacterial meningitis. A female student was admitted to a hospital a week ago.

Parents received a letter about the case.

Meningitis is an inflammation of tissues covering the brain and spinal cord. It is spread by close contact with someone who has the illness.