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Meningitis Patient Released From Hospital

Posted November 8, 2004 12:03 p.m. EST

— A University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill freshman who was at the center of a meningitis scare is out of the hospital.

Doctors released Jonathan Parker Davis, 18, from UNC Hospitals over the weekend.

Davis contracted meningococcal meningitis last month, creating a health alert at UNC and North Carolina State University.

More than 2,000 students took preventative antibiotics. No other cases were diagnosed.