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Meningitis Outbreak In 2014

Two cases of viral meningitis reported in Wilton

Two cases of viral meningitis reported in WiltonWSFA 12

Two cases of viral meningitis reported in Wilton

Two separate confirmed cases of viral meningitis have been reported at Wilton High School. The cases come as the first confirmed case of enterovirus-68 has been reported at Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital. School officials in Wilton are working overtime ...

Georgetown student dies of 'apparent meningitis'

Georgetown student dies of 'apparent meningitis'CNN

Georgetown student dies of 'apparent meningitis'

"Andrea died from apparent meningitis," Georgetown said in its lone, brief explanation. "We are awaiting test results to confirm the exact cause (of death)." In a statement earlier Tuesday, the school noted that "vaccination prevents against most cases of ...

New worries about Meningitis B after Georgetown student dies

New worries about Meningitis B after Georgetown student diesPIX11

New worries about Meningitis B after Georgetown student dies

The B strain also killed a college student at Drexel University in Philadelphia back on March 10, 2014, only a few months after the outbreak at Princeton in New Jersey. Meningitis is an inflammation of the membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord.

Students back in school after meningitis scare

Students back in school after meningitis scareKFOR-TV

Students back in school after meningitis scare

UNION CITY, Okla. " Students were back in school today after a local superintendent cancelled class for two days after three cases of meningitis were confirmed. Three Union City High School baseball players are being treated for viral meningitis ...

Is America's Gay Community in the Midst of a Meningitis Epidemic?

Is America's Gay Community in the Midst of a Meningitis Epidemic?Healthline Networks

Is America's Gay Community in the Midst of a Meningitis Epidemic?

Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York City have all seen meningitis infections known as IMD ... Los Angeles saw 33 cases of IMD from December 2013 to May 2014. Twelve of them were gay or bisexual men and some of them were HIV-positive. In a press release ...

What happened on 'Outbreak News Today' for the week of Sept. 14-20

What happened on 'Outbreak News Today' for the week of Sept. 14-20Examiner

What happened on 'Outbreak News Today' for the week of Sept. 14-20

The measles outbreak in the Philippines has been substantial in 2014 with tens of thousands of cases reported ... since the epidemic began in the Western hemisphere last December. Meningitis B death at Georgetown The same strain of Neisseria meningitis ...

Letter to the editor: life-saving meningitis vaccine needed in the United States

Letter to the editor: life-saving meningitis vaccine needed in the United StatesBadger Herald

Letter to the editor: life-saving meningitis vaccine needed in the United States

It was also reported that 20 percent of all bacterial meningitis cases occur in teens and young adults. While not 100 percent effective, vaccination is our best existing protection against bacterial meningitis. Just a few days ago, a beautiful 19-year-old ...

Recent Cases of Serogroup B Meningococcal Disease Reinforce Need for U.S. Vaccine: A Statement from the National Meningitis Association

Recent Cases of Serogroup B Meningococcal Disease Reinforce Need for U.S. Vaccine: A Statement from the National Meningitis Association

Continuing reports of serogroup B cases are an important reminder that there is an unmet public health need in the prevention of bacterial meningitis in the U.S. In late 2013 and early 2014, outbreaks of serogroup B disease at Princeton University and the ...

Man pleads not guilty to fraud in 2012 U.S. meningitis outbreak

Man pleads not guilty to fraud in 2012 U.S. meningitis outbreakReuters

Man pleads not guilty to fraud in 2012 U.S. meningitis outbreak

BOSTON (Reuters) - A pharmacist who worked for the Massachusetts company that sparked a 2012 U.S. meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people pleaded not guilty on Thursday to the first criminal charges filed in the case. Glenn Adam Chin, 46, said in U.S ...

Pharmacist linked to 2012 meningitis outbreak arrested at Boston airport

Pharmacist linked to 2012 meningitis outbreak arrested at Boston airportWashington Post

Pharmacist linked to 2012 meningitis outbreak arrested at Boston airport

Federal authorities on Thursday arrested a pharmacist linked to a 2012 meningitis outbreak, marking the first criminal charges­ in an episode that killed 64 people and sickened hundreds of others around the country. Glenn Adam Chin, 46, was arrested at ...

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