Fungal Meningitis In The News
CDC releases updated info on fungal meningitis outbreakExaminer.com
The updated news from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today in regards to the ongoing fungal meningitis outbreak in the nation doesn't provide much positive news, at least not at this point in time. To date, 91 cases of the non ...
eMaxHealth Meningitis outbreak shows needs for government regulation
The nation's health care system was mobilized this week after doctors, starting with an alert Vanderbilt physician, reported mysterious illnesses that have now been determined to be a rare outbreak of fungal meningitis. It's made more than two dozen ...
2 Mich. deaths reported in meningitis outbreak
The Morning Sun
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Officials say there are at least eight confirmed cases of meningitis in Michigan, including two deaths. The Michigan Department of Community Health said Saturday it won't be able to release any details about the deaths until ...
Number of cases in meningitis outbreak jumps up to 91, CDC says
ATLANTA – A rare fungal meningitis outbreak across several states spread from 64 cases to 91 in one day, health officials from the Centers for Disease Control said Sunday. In updated figures posted to its website Sunday, the Centers for Disease Control ...
Seven dead in spreading US meningitis outbreak
WASHINGTON — At least seven people have died and 91 have fallen ill in the United States in a worsening meningitis outbreak tied to a contaminated drug, updated figures showed Sunday. Cases have been identified in nine states, with the hardest-hit ...
Meningitis outbreak victim remembered as a 'great friend to everyone'
More. The 55-year-old autoworker from Smyrna who died eight days ago from the outbreak of fungal meningitis was remembered by family as a great friend and father. Discuss the fungal meningitis outbreak on Facebook · Continuing coverage of the fungal ...
CDC Reports 15th Meningitis Death
East Idaho News
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Saturday that 198 people in 13 states have contracted fungal meningitis after receiving spinal injections of methylprednisolone acetate for back pain. One person has contracted a joint ...
Meningitis victim accounts for life after death
It was November 2008 and a rare bacterial meningitis was fast on its way to shutting down the University of Virginia neurosurgeon's neocortex — the part of the brain that deals with sensory perception and conscious thought. “For seven days, I lay in a ...
28 cases of meningitis in Indiana
Share Flag as inappropriate. Interactive Transcript. Loading... Alert icon. Sign in or sign up now! Alert icon. Loading... There is no Interactive Transcript. Published on Oct 14, 2012 by wish. The total number of fungal meningitis cases in Indiana has ...
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We all had meningococcal disease. It could have been prevented. Please educate yourslf and vaccinate.
Infant Meningococcal Disease is Real.
Fungal Meningitis is taking lives. There is no prevetnion but their is for over 50% of infant meningococcal disease: Over the next year, meningococcal meningitis is a leading cause of preventable infant death in the U.S. One out of...16 infants who contract the disease will not survive. Among survivors, one in five will suffer seizures, blindness, amputation, paralysis or learning disabilities.
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Above Jeremiah was just one of 7 children in an Oklahoma outbreak that suffered the devastation of meningococcal disease. In less than 3 days, 2 first graders died and Jeremiah's life was forever changed. Meningitis Angels was on the ground during and after the outbreak. Offering support to families, working with health departments facilitating and even paying for vaccines.
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Meningitis Angels Receives US House Resolution On September 20th the birthday of Ryan Wayne Milley who died from meningitis at the age 18 along with Meningitis. Angels from across the country were honored in a House Resolution.
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