NEW HAVEN, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) – A Yale student has been admitted to a hospital with a probable case of bacterial meningitis.

The university said in a statement that it was working with local and state health officials to identify and offer preventative treatment to any other people who had close or extended contact with the student.

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The school initiated its emergency protocol and set up a telephone hotline for those seeking additional information.

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Early symptoms of bacterial or meningococcal disease can include high fever, headache and stiff neck.

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