PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) — CONSOL Energy has issued a health warning to 500 of its employees.
According to the Associated Press, the alert comes after a miner died from a rare form of meningitis.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Zoo And PPG Aquarium Offering One-Time Free Admission Pass To People Vaccinated At Their Clinic
The employee worked at the Bailey Mine in Greene County and went home on Monday with flu-like symptoms, the AP reports.
He died on Tuesday.
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The Associated Press reports that CONSOL Energy has contacted the Pennsylvania Department of Health.
Now, officials are trying to determine how and when the worker got sick.10th Annual Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival Continues In Butler County
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