Latest meningitis Stories
Dallas' Rasansky Law Firm is seeking those who have been affected by the recent shipment of tainted steroids.
Doctors are debating the use of epidural steroid injections to relieve back pain in the wake of a fungal meningitis outbreak that has killed five people.
Health officials are warning that an outbreak of a rare form of meningitis that has taken four lives will likely continue to grow.
Neisseria meningitidis is a heterotrophic gram-negative diplococcal bacterium best known for its role in meningitis and other forms of meningococcal disease such as meningococcemia. It is a major cause of morbidity and mortality during childhood in industrialized countries and is responsible for epidemics in Africa and in Asia. In the US there are approximately 2500 to 3500 cases of N. meningitides infections. Children under 5 are at a higher risk as well as people in the sub-Saharan...