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2014-01-10 23:01:56

Elizabeth Kaveny, name partner in noted Chicago personal injury law firm Burke Wise Morrissey Kaveny (BWMK) discusses the sequence of events surrounding 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak traced

Meningitis Outbreak At UCSB Results In Double Foot Amputation
2013-12-04 07:15:38

A bacterial meningitis outbreak that has been sweeping its way across Princeton University, infecting at least eight students since earlier this year, is now on the loose at University of California Santa Barbara.

2013-11-27 15:17:09

In a study of adults with severe bacterial meningitis, therapeutic hypothermia (reduction of body temperature) did not improve outcomes, and it may even have been harmful.

Ivy League School Confirms Eighth Case Of Bacterial Meningitis
2013-11-24 05:09:42

An eighth Princeton University student has come down with meningitis as part of an outbreak that dates back to last March, officials from the New Jersey-based Ivy League school confirmed on Friday.

Princeton University Students To Get Imported Meningitis Vaccine
2013-11-18 07:16:12

A small, but worrisome meningitis outbreak that has affected several people at Princeton University has left school health officials looking for a vaccine that is not available in the United States.


Latest meningitis Reference Libraries

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2011-04-25 16:38:12

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...

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