Tot's missed meningitis brings $10 million verdict against Walker Baptist ...
A Walker County hospital must pay $10 million to a family whose infant son was left with hearing loss, seizures, and brain injuries after doctors failed to diagnose and treat the boy's bacterial meningitis, a jury said Friday. The verdict against ...
AL.com - Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:15

Jury returns $10M verdict against WBMC Featured
Daily Mountain Eagle - Sat, 13 Feb 2016 06:03



Santa Clara Student Got Meningitis Despite New Vaccine
Two of them, including Nelson's son, Misha Hindery, were treated for meningitis, an infection of the lining of the brain and spinal cord. A third student had septicemia, a bloodstream infection. The disease is fatal in 10-15 percent of cases, and many ...
KQED - Tue, 09 Feb 2016 16:54

Santa Clara University Students With Meningitis Released From Hospital
CBS Local - Wed, 10 Feb 2016 07:00

CVS Health Offering Meningitis Vaccines to Residents in Santa Clara County, CA
PR Newswire (press release) - Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:03

CVS Health offers Meningitis B vaccines in response to Calif. outbreak
Drug Store News - Wed, 10 Feb 2016 11:33

Gambia: Be Alert - Meningitis Epidemic Is Just Around the Corner
It has again been reported that West Africa is at risk of experiencing another round of meningitis outbreak, which has already touched such countries as Nigeria, Niger, Burkina Faso and Mali. Meningitis is an infection that affects the delicate ...
AllAfrica.com - Fri, 12 Feb 2016 02:18

Walgreens offering meningitis B vaccinations in Santa Clara
Following reports of meningitis B cases in Santa Clara, CA, Walgreens announced that its 15 pharmacies there would offer vaccinations against the disease. "We support the recommendations of local health officials and stress that vaccination is the best ...
Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com - Thu, 11 Feb 2016 06:02



Meningitis strikes 3 U.S. college campuses in recent weeks
Three Santa Clara University students fell ill in late January from meningitis-causing bacteria, spokeswoman Deepa Arora told the NewsHour. As a result of the bacterial infection, two students developed meningitis, which affects the lining of the brain ...
PBS NewsHour - Mon, 08 Feb 2016 15:48

Meningitis and meningococcal disease differences, causes, and treatment
Bel Marra Health - Mon, 08 Feb 2016 10:00

Meningitis claims nearly 100 in Nigeria
A meningitis outbreak in northern Nigeria has claimed almost 100 lives and infected more than 2,000 people with the lethal condition since December, health officials said Tuesday. "We have recorded 22 deaths in the last two weeks following a resurgence ...
Bakersfield Now - Thu, 11 Feb 2016 18:26



Prince George's Co. Public Schools confirms a staffer has meningitis
NEW CARROLLTON, Md. (ABC7) — Prince George's County Public Schools now confirms a staffer at the Margaret Brent Regional School in New Carrollton does have bacterial meningitis. But the school system says the strain is not life threatening and poses ...
WJLA - Wed, 10 Feb 2016 15:30



Does Dexamethasone Reduce Mortality in HIV-Linked Cryptococcal Meningitis?
(HealthDay News) — For patients with HIV-associated cryptococcal meningitis, dexamethasone does not reduce mortality compared with placebo, according to a study published in the Feb. 11 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Justin Beardsley ...
Monthly Prescribing Reference (registration) - Fri, 12 Feb 2016 09:48


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