Anne Geddes turns her magic lens on meningitis survivors
"What distinguishes it is that, with meningitis, you start to develop more severe symptoms: a very severe headache, unusual neck stiffness, you can't look at bright light. And then with meningococcal meningitis, you start to develop a purple rash on ...
KING5.com - Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:54



FDA approves 2nd vaccine against meningitis strain
In meningococcal disease, bacteria can infect the bloodstream, causing sepsis, or the lining surrounding the brain and spinal cord - meningitis. Meningitis symptoms include fever, headache and stiff neck, sometimes followed by nausea and vomiting.
KCCI Des Moines - Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:51

FDA approves meningitis B vaccine distributed to Princeton University students
NJ.com - Fri, 23 Jan 2015 19:11



No new meningitis bacteria illnesses at University of Oregon
The Meningitis Foundation of America offers extensive information regarding diagnosis, immunization, recovery and the after effects of meningitis. MFA survives primarily by donations. For the past 18 years, we have assisted people through support ...
KATU - Tue, 20 Jan 2015 10:29



U of O student ill with meningitis bacteria
EUGENE — A University of Oregon student is in a hospital with a bacterial infection that causes meningitis. KVAL reports (http://bit.ly/1EhBf56 ) the woman was taken to the hospital last week with the potentially life-threatening infection in her ...
Statesman Journal - Mon, 19 Jan 2015 08:07



Georgia Girl Dies After Contracting Bacterial Meningitis
An eight year old Georgia girl has died after contracting a form of bacterial meningitis. She passed away Friday night in Carroll County. She had been diagnosed with strep pneumonia meningitis and was put on life support. Doctors say that students she ...
WJBF-TV - Mon, 19 Jan 2015 10:00

Carroll County girl on life support after contracting meningitis
WSB Atlanta - Fri, 16 Jan 2015 12:45

Carroll Co. 3rd grader dies after contracting bacterial meningitis
Atlanta Journal Constitution - Sat, 17 Jan 2015 08:30

Eight-year-old dies from meningitis
WJCL News - Sun, 18 Jan 2015 19:12



UAB working on rapid meningitis test
“When we looked at the levels of complement proteins in the cerebrospinal fluid of patients with confirmed bacterial meningitis, we found that certain proteins were markedly elevated compared to the levels found in aseptic meningitis (meningitis caused ...
WAAY - Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:00

Test developed by UAB scientists could help fight deadly infection
AL.com - Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:00

FDA OKs Novartis' Bexsero Group B Meningitis Vaccine
Bexsero is the vaccine used on an emergency basis in 2013 to quell a meningitis outbreak on the Princeton University campus and also in a second outbreak centered at the University of California Santa Barbara. It's the second group B meningococcal ...
MedPage Today - Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:37



A college athlete beaten back by meningitis reclaims his life
Aaron Loy sat on his surfboard, bobbing in the flat Pacific, waiting for a wave. It was an unusually light day seven weeks into his freshman year at UC Santa Barbara — no classes, no lacrosse team practice and only a bit of homework for later. So he ...
Los Angeles Times - Fri, 26 Dec 2014 03:01


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