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Meningitis Outbreak In 2014

A guide to understanding meningitis

A guide to understanding meningitisAsbury Park Press

A guide to understanding meningitis

Children between the ages of 1 month and 2 years are the most susceptible to bacterial meningitis. However, meningitis outbreaks also are very common in living situations where people are in close contact with others, such as in college dormitories where ...

Meningitis Symptoms: The Warning Signs And What To Do Next

Meningitis Symptoms: The Warning Signs And What To Do NextHuffington Post UK

Meningitis Symptoms: The Warning Signs And What To Do Next

According to the NHS, meningitis is "an infection of the protective membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord. "This infection causes these membranes (the meninges) to become inflamed, which in some cases can damage the nerves and brain."

Two ETSU students being treated for bacterial meningitis

Two ETSU students being treated for bacterial meningitisWBIR-TV

Two ETSU students being treated for bacterial meningitis

East Tennessee State University is investigating two cases of bacterial meningitis involving students who both live off-campus. The first student was treated for meningitis and recently released from the hospital. School health officials evaluated a second ...

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 ...

Warning to parents of Meningitis signs a new school year starts

Warning to parents of Meningitis signs a new school year startsShropshire Live

Warning to parents of Meningitis signs a new school year starts

Doing this could save yours or a loved one’s life.” Every year about 3,200 cases of bacterial meningitis and septicaemia are reported in the UK " leaving 10% of victims dead and 15% of those who survive with severe after-effects such as brain damage ...

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 ...

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 ...

Meningitis Outbreak in L.A.'s Gay Community, Three Dead

Meningitis Outbreak in L.A.'s Gay Community, Three Dead

In what the Los Angeles Times is referring to as a meningitis outbreak in L.A.'s gay community ... providing free vaccinations for patients without health insurance. 26 Aug 2014, 4:51 AM PDT

Meningitis outbreak in the gay community kills three people in Los Angeles

Meningitis outbreak in the gay community kills three people in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) " Three men in their 20s have died from a meningitis outbreak in the gay community in the Los ... people who have contracted invasive meningococcal disease in 2014, the Public Health Department said in a statement.

Philadelphia meningitis death tied to Princeton outbreak

Philadelphia meningitis death tied to Princeton outbreak

(CNN)-- A Philadelphia college student died from the same strain of meningitis seen in an outbreak at Princeton University, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday. The Drexel University student died March 10 from meningitis B ...

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