At Duke, camping out for basketball tickets in Krzyzewskiville, the tent city outside Cameron Indoor Arena, is an annual pastime. At colleges across the country each year, outbreaks of meningitis are also annual pastimes. You can already see where we’re going with this, can’t you …
(They’re covered in germs! All of them!)
A Duke University freshman was diagnosed Tuesday with meningicoccal meningitis and was being treated at Duke University Hospital, officials said.
The unidentified female student had been camped out in Krzyzewskiville, the location near Cameron Indoor Stadium where students wait for basketball game tickets, to get tickets to Wednesday night’s game against the University of North Carolina.
Not only did the poor girl get meningitis, now she’ll miss the UNC game, too.