Local News

Girl Dies from Bacterial Meningitis

Posted February 7, 1997 12:00 a.m. EST

— A Durham girl has died from bacterial meningitis.

County health department officials are treating people today who have been in contact with her.

Officials have not released the girl's name or the name of the private school she attended.

Bacterial meningitis is contagious, but the risk of transmission is low.