Vaccine http://wunc.org en Health Department Mobilizes After Suspected Meningitis-Related Death http://wunc.org/post/health-department-mobilizes-after-suspected-meningitis-related-death <p></p><p></p><p>A Chapel Hill teen died suddenly on Wednesday. The Orange County Health Department suspects it was caused by a bacteria called meningococcus. It can lead to meningitis and blood infections. Both bring body aches and a rash among other symptoms.</p><p></p><p>The Chapel Hill boy only noticed symptoms a day before, but health officials estimate he was exposed to the bacteria last week.</p><p></p><p>Zack Moore is a medical epidemiologist with the state Division of Public Health.</p><p></p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 14:31:16 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 30924 at http://wunc.org Health Department Mobilizes After Suspected Meningitis-Related Death