Two dozen laid low by unspecified illness

By The Mercury

Kansas State University officials said Friday that more than two dozen members of a local fraternity reported symptoms of an unspecified illness.

University officials said they notified public health workers about the illnesses, which were reported at the Phi Gamma Delta house at 1919 Hunting.

Health care professionals at the university’s Lafene Health Center said the symptoms, which included nausea, diarrhea and vomiting, are not life-threatening and pass in 24 to 48 hours.

Of the 25 fraternity members reported to be ill, 23 live in the chapter house. There were no other reports of a similar illness in other university living groups at this time, said Scott Jones, assistant dean of student life

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