Student at Dracut High School diagnosed with viral meningitis

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DRACUT (FOX 25 / MyFoxBoston.com) - A student at Dracut High School has been diagnosed with viral meningitis.

This is much more common than bacterial or fungal meningitis. It's usally spread from person to person.

The school district is working with a school physician, the Dracut Board of Health, and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

Parents are urged to contact their child's doctor if they have any questions.