Docs Urge Meningitis Shots for Some Infants, Kids
MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Infants and children who are at risk of contracting meningitis because of specific health problems should be vaccinated against the infection, according to updated recommendations from the largest pediatrician ...
WebMD - Mon, 28 Jul 2014 05:56

Meningitis survivor pushes through the pain
He was taken to Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center where doctors determined that he was suffering from meningococcal meningitis, a life-threatening bacterial infection. Aaron, a Corvallis native, said that neither he nor his doctors have any idea ...
Corvallis Gazette Times - Sun, 27 Jul 2014 11:02

Meningitis Diagnosis Prompted W.Va. Clinic Probe
An investigation that found syringes were being reused at a West Virginia pain management clinic — whose operator had his medical license revoked in Texas — was triggered after a patient developed bacterial meningitis, a health official said Tuesday.
ABC News - Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:04

Meningitis Vaccines for the College-Bound
The law in Texas concerning college students and vaccinations for meningitis has changed. All students, whether they are new or transferring, attending any institution of higher learning, up to and including age 21, are required to get a vaccination ...
KTRH - Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:18

Families face new back to school vaccine requirements
WTHI - Mon, 28 Jul 2014 05:45

More US girls now getting cervical cancer vaccine
KOMO News - Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:33

FBI questions meningitis victims
Joan Peay, pictured Wednesday, July 16, 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 ...
The Tennessean - Wed, 16 Jul 2014 22:48

FBI Investigating Meningitis Outbreak Traced to Massachusetts Company - Thu, 17 Jul 2014 06:48

The meningitis outbreak we weren't ready for
During the last two years, there have been a couple of outbreaks and sporadic cases of bacterial meningitis that federal health agencies failed to address with sufficient aggressiveness. It could have been much worse, and the experience should serve as ...
Los Angeles Times - Tue, 01 Jul 2014 17:41

Peterborough man hitting the road for meningitis awareness
The 37-year meningitis survivor is hoping to cycle from Peterborough to Ottawa and then to Queen's Park to raise awareness about the disease. Mr. Colemon contracted meningitis when he was just six-months-old which has led to many challenges as he ...
Kawartha Media Group - Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:00

What's new with the meningococcal vaccine?
Among children and adolescents, bacterial meningitis (a bacterial infection of the lining of the brain) was historically caused by three different species of bacteria. The development of two vaccines using a new technology called conjugation, linking ... (blog) - Mon, 28 Jul 2014 02:22

Adolescents, Not Infants, Targeted for Meningococcal Vaccine
Medscape - Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:37

New Vaccine Recommendations
WKTV - Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:00

AAP updates meningococcal vaccine recommendations
2 Minute Medicine - Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:03

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