Federal health officials have agreed to import a meningitis vaccine approved in Europe and Australia but not the U.S. as officials at Princeton University consider measures to stop the spread of the disease on the Ivy League campus.
The new strain of meningitis was so lethal some of its victims were found dead in their apartments before they even had a chance to see a doctor.
About 200 of the 825 guests for the Delta Sigma Theta sorority brunch were sickened after their April 21 event at the hotel.
Health officials in New Jersey said a total of 46 cases of fungal meningitis and other fungal infections have now been reported in the state.
New Jersey health officials said there have been no reported deaths in the state and 15 patients remain hospitalized with the illness.
So far, no cases of the fungal meningitis have been reported in the Tri-State Area.
At least 303 people have died and 4,722 been hospitalized.