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Published: Thursday, 12/28/2006

No meningitis cases reported from carrier

There have been no reports of bacterial meningitis cases after it was learned that a man who played Santa Claus at Southwyck Shopping Center was an asymptomatic carrier of a bacteria that causes the disease.

The unidentified man was admitted Dec. 21 to St. Luke's Hospital in Maumee.

Dr. David Grossman, Toledo-Lucas County health commissioner, said the Santa continues to do well and did not develop meningitis.



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