Niger: Vaccine shortages causing delay in the fight against meningitis
More than 6,000 suspected cases and 443 deaths from meningitis have been recorded in Niger in the past three months. But a shortage of vaccines has hindered timely implementation of a vaccination campaign. Dr. Pauline Lechevalier, a Médecins Sans ...
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International - Wed, 27 May 2015 03:52

Parents, Vaccinations Can Help Protect the Health of Your Family
Huffington Post Canada - Wed, 27 May 2015 05:08

Ohio bill requires students be immunized against meningitis
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio students would need to be immunized against meningitis under a measure that cleared a legislative committee. The legislation would require students to be immunized against meningococcal disease once they reach a certain age, ...
The Idaho Statesman - Wed, 27 May 2015 09:30

Health officials' quick response saves lives in 2012 meningitis outbreak
The 2012-2013 fungal meningitis outbreak that sickened more than 750 people and contributed to 64 deaths may have had an even greater impact if not for the swift action of public health officials, according to a recent study in Emerging Infectious ...
Healio - Wed, 27 May 2015 14:00

Bill would require Ohio students to be immunized against meningitis
CINCINNATI (WKRC) -- Ohio students would need to be immunized against meningitis under a measure that cleared a legislative committee Wednesday, May 27. The legislation would require students to be immunized against meningococcal disease once ...
WKRC TV Cincinnati - Wed, 27 May 2015 14:14

Meningitis vaccine shortages are critical in Niger
A meningitis vaccine shortage has jeopardized the fight against meningitis in Niger, where more than 6,000 suspected meningitis cases and 443 deaths related to meningitis have occurred in the past three months. This vaccine shortage has been ...
Vaccine News Daily - Wed, 27 May 2015 14:56



Man who caught listeria-related meningitis sues Blue Bell
The lawsuit says doctors diagnosed him with listeria meningitis with encephalitis. Shockley, who suffered brain damage, now lives with relatives in Snow Hill, Maryland. A state health services department spokeswoman declined comment, saying the agency ...
Fox News - Wed, 20 May 2015 10:07

Man Sues Blue Bell Claiming He Contracted Listeria-Induced Meningitis After ...
The Consumerist - Wed, 20 May 2015 11:18

Blue Bell sued over meningitis blamed on listeria-tainted ice cream
Columbus Dispatch - Wed, 20 May 2015 22:59



Judge approves $200 million settlement over meningitis outbreak
The 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak killed 64 people and sickened over 750. People in 20 states were affected; Indiana, Michigan, and Tennessee were the hardest hit. About half developed a rare fungal form of meningitis. The rest suffered joint or ...
CBS News - Wed, 20 May 2015 08:56

Financial Relief Finally On Its Way For Meningitis Outbreak Victims
WBUR - Tue, 19 May 2015 15:07

Judge Endorses $200 Million Trust Fund for Meningitis Victims
Wall Street Journal (blog) - Wed, 20 May 2015 07:30

Pharmacy in 2012 US meningitis outbreak to pay victims $200 million
Reuters - Tue, 19 May 2015 11:22

Judge approves $200M settlement over meningitis outbreak
UPI.com - Wed, 20 May 2015 18:41



Pharmacy in Fungal Meningitis Outbreak To Pay Victims $200 Million
Federal health officials say they are investigating the accidental shipment of live anthrax bacteria to labs in nine states. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms that it's investigating the accidental shipments. No one's been ...
NBCNews.com - Tue, 19 May 2015 15:04


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