(PHILLY.COM) State health officials have declared a meningitis outbreak at Princeton University after another potential case of the disease surfaced over the weekend.

The New Jersey Department of Health said six confirmed meningococcal cases have been reported at Princeton since March, and a possible seventh case was reported this weekend.

In the most recent incident, a male student developed symptoms on Saturday and is hospitalized, the health department said.

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