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Meningitis Outbreak In 2014

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 ...

Public not told of infection outbreak at private Toronto pain clinic

Public not told of infection outbreak at private Toronto pain clinicThe Star

Public not told of infection outbreak at private Toronto pain clinic

The probe also found: Nine patients were infected with Staphylococcus aureus bacteria during an outbreak at the clinic between August and November 2012. Four developed meningitis. Authorities responsible for investigating the outbreak and for inspecting ...

2 cases of viral meningitis at Wilton school

2 cases of viral meningitis at Wilton schoolWTNH

2 cases of viral meningitis at Wilton school

WILTON, Conn. (WTNH)" There are two confirmed cases of viral meningitis at Wilton High School. Viral meningitis is an infection, less severe than bacterial meningitis, but it does make you very sick and can travel through sharing surfaces and sneezing.

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 ...

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 ...

Man charged in tainted steroid, meningitis outbreak case pleads not guilty

Man charged in tainted steroid, meningitis outbreak case pleads not guiltyDetroit Free Press

Man charged in tainted steroid, meningitis outbreak case pleads not guilty

A pharmacist who worked for a Massachusetts company blamed for a 2012 deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak has pleaded not guilty. Glenn Adam Chin entered his plea to a mail fraud charge at a brief hearing Thursday in federal court in Boston. Chin was ...

Meningitis outbreaks can happen anywhere; vaccination can protect our kids

Meningitis outbreaks can happen anywhere; vaccination can protect our kidsBangor Daily News

Meningitis outbreaks can happen anywhere; vaccination can protect our kids

Sometimes it seems as if outbreaks of preventable diseases, such as meningitis, are a thing of the past. However, just last year there were reported cases of meningitis in Warren, near where I practice in Lincoln County. After people started hearing about ...

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 ...

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.

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