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Meningitis Outbreak In 2014

Report: FBI Questioning People About Meningitis Outbreak

Report: FBI Questioning People About Meningitis Outbreak

NASHVILLE, Tenn. " FBI agents have been interviewing Tennessee residents sickened or widowed by fungal meningitis as part of a criminal probe into the outbreak that sickened 751 people nationwide with 64 deaths. The Tennessean reported that agents in ...

FBI questions meningitis victims

FBI questions meningitis victimsThe Tennessean

FBI questions meningitis victims

2014, in Nashville, has been interviewed by an FBI agent from Massachusetts as the U.S. Attorney there prepares to file criminal charges against New England Compounding Center because of the fungal meningitis outbreak. (Photo: John Partipilo / The ...

FBI Launches Nationwide Probe into Fungal Meningitis Outbreak That Killed 64

FBI Launches Nationwide Probe into Fungal Meningitis Outbreak That Killed 64Tickle The Wire

FBI Launches Nationwide Probe into Fungal Meningitis Outbreak That Killed 64

The FBI has launched an investigation into a fungal meningitis outbreak that sickened 751 people nationwide, killing 64, the Tennessean reports. Authorities are blaming the outbreak on contaminated steroids manufactured by a Massachusetts-based New England ...

Vaccination reduces risk of bacterial meningitis

Vaccination reduces risk of bacterial meningitisVictoria Advocate

Vaccination reduces risk of bacterial meningitis

Most viral meningitis cases in the United States, especially during the summer months, are caused by enteroviruses; however, only a small number of people with enterovirus infections actually develop meningitis. Other viral infections that can lead to ...

Credibility Among Gay Men Gives Leverage to New York City’s New Chief of H.I.V. Prevention

Credibility Among Gay Men Gives Leverage to New York City’s New Chief of H.I.V. PreventionNew York Times

Credibility Among Gay Men Gives Leverage to New York City’s New Chief of H.I.V. Prevention

At the height of a meningitis outbreak last year among gay and bisexual men in New York City, Demetre Daskalakis, a wiry AIDS doctor and gay health activist, spent late nights and early mornings in the city’s sex clubs and bathhouses. There, he would ...

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 ...

FBI questioning victims of nationwide meningitis outbreak linked to Framingham compounding pharmacy

FBI questioning victims of nationwide meningitis outbreak linked to Framingham compounding pharmacy

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) " FBI agents have been interviewing Tennessee residents sickened or widowed by fungal meningitis as part of a criminal probe into the outbreak that sickened 751 people nationwide with 64 deaths. The Tennessean reported that agents ...

Meningitis victims questioned in FBI probe

Meningitis victims questioned in FBI probeJustice News Flash

Meningitis victims questioned in FBI probe

Tennessee " Several people in Tennessee have been questioned by the FBI in connection with a meningitis outbreak. As reported by The Tennessean, the investigation concerning the outbreak that has left 751 people across the country ill and resulted in the ...

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, the Public Health Department ... years has seen the number of annual cases range between 12 and 37. Four of the eight meningitis cases this year, including the three ...

Report: FBI quizzing people about meningitis

Report: FBI quizzing people about meningitis

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) " FBI agents have been interviewing Tennessee residents sickened or widowed by fungal meningitis as part of a criminal probe into the outbreak that sickened 751 people nationwide with 64 deaths. The Tennessean reported (http://tnne ...

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