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Meningitis Outbreak In 2014

Viral meningitis in Kansas City-area babies probed

Viral meningitis in Kansas City-area babies probed

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) " Health authorities are investigating several cases of meningitis in young infants in the Kansas City area, caused by a common virus but hitting more newborns than usual this summer. Whether the cases have any common link is among ...

Two New Vaccines Help Reduce Meningitis Transmission

Two New Vaccines Help Reduce Meningitis TransmissionScience World Report

Two New Vaccines Help Reduce Meningitis Transmission

Most viral meningitis cases, which these vaccines will not help, are likely to occur in children 5 and younger. However, some bacterial cases are more common in young adults. A bacterial meningitis infection during pregnancy can also increase the risk of ...

Vaccines may curb meningitis spread

Vaccines may curb meningitis spread

19 th August 2014 -- Two new vaccines can help prevent the transmission ... who can pass it on through close contact with others. There are around 2,350 cases of bacterial meningitis and septicaemia (blood infection) in the UK each year.

Bacterial meningitis incidence has dropped in the United States

Bacterial meningitis incidence has dropped in the United States

However, when researchers compared the cases reported in 1997 to those in 2010 ... University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. (2014, August 12). Bacterial meningitis incidence has dropped in the United States. ScienceDaily.

Outbreak of virus that causes meningitis affects younger babies in Kansas City

Outbreak of virus that causes meningitis affects younger babies in Kansas City

Kansas City, MO, United States (4E) " Kansas City health authorities are investigating why a meningitis virus that usually affects ... They also don’t want to feed and sleep. Cases of the HPeV3 infections were reported at the Shawnee Mission Medical ...

Charges in NECC-linked meningitis outbreak expected in 2014

Charges in NECC-linked meningitis outbreak expected in 2014

(CBS News) NEW YORK -- The Michigan state attorney general and the Massachusetts U.S. attorney said Monday they're combining their investigations into a deadly outbreak of meningitis. It traced back to tainted steroids mixed at a Massachusetts pharmacy ...

HSSD offers first-time university students free meningitis vaccinations

HSSD offers first-time university students free meningitis vaccinationsGuernseyPress

HSSD offers first-time university students free meningitis vaccinations

‘We are doing this for the safety of our students’ Dr Bridgman said there was an outbreak in Guernsey back in 2000, which led to two deaths locally. Institutions he said like colleges and universities were more prone to an outbreak, as freshers mixed ...

Three die of meningitis outbreak in Los Angeles area

Three die of meningitis outbreak in Los Angeles area

They were among eight people who have contracted invasive meningococcal disease in 2014 ... infection for the Los Angeles area, which in recent years has seen the number of annual cases range between 12 and 37. Four of the eight meningitis cases this ...

Border battle: Officials stop families seeking potentially lifesaving meningitis shots

Border battle: Officials stop families seeking potentially lifesaving meningitis shots

Bacterial meningitis cases, including meningitis B ... JoNel Aleccia is a staff writer at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. From 2008 to 2014, she was a national health reporter for NBC News and msnbc.com. Prior to that she was a reporter, editor ...

Meningitis outbreak in Los Angeles, three dead so far

Meningitis outbreak in Los Angeles, three dead so far

LOS ANGELES, April 7 (UPI) -- Three have died due to meningitis in Los Angeles, the L.A. County Department of Public Health said Thursday. The department announced their have been eight cases of invasive meningococcal disease in the county so far this year ...

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