Latest meningitis Stories

2013-01-12 05:03:12

Number of Deaths from Fungal Meningitis Associated with Steroid Injections Produced by New England Compounding Center (NECC) Reach 40. Tennessee is Hardest-Hit State. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) January 11, 2013 Wright & Schulte LLC, a leading harmful drug side effect law firm and Ohio personal injury law firm, reports that 664 cases of fungal meningitis and other fungal infections have now been linked to tainted steroid injections produced by the New England Compounding Center (NECC)....

2013-01-07 05:01:23

Tainted Steroids with Meningitis from the New England Compounding Center Blamed for 656 Cases of Fungal Meningitis and Other Infections, Including 39 Deaths. Wright & Schulte LLC Continues to Investigate Potential Fungal Meningitis Lawsuits on Behalf of Individuals Sickened by Contaminated Steroid Injections. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) January 06, 2013 In the wake of the multistate tainted steroid fungal meningitis outbreak, Wright & Schulte LLC, a leading harmful drug side effect law...

FDA, State Health Agencies Debate Oversight Of Drug Compounders
2012-12-20 08:55:42

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Looking to enact tighter governing rules on drug compounders, the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) sat down for a one-day conference with health delegates from all 50 states on Wednesday. The workshop came on the heels of the national meningitis outbreak caused by contaminated injections produced by Massachusetts compounding facility NECC. State health officials who oversee drug compounders told the workshop that better...

2012-12-18 05:02:54

This study is a Phase 3, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind Trial to Assess the Safety, Tolerability and Immunogenicity of a new Meningococcal Vaccine When Given in Healthy Subjects Age 11 to 26. (PRWEB) December 17, 2012 **Avail Clinical Research is now enrolling for a Meningitis Vaccine Clinical Trial near Orlando Florida. To get started, visit Avail Clinical Research or call us directly at (386) 310-1334. Neisseria meningitidis is a leading cause of bacterial meningitis in...

Massachusetts Health Regulators Shut Down Three Compounding Pharmacies Due To Safety Concerns
2012-12-07 10:50:25

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Massachusetts health regulators are continuing to crack down on compounding pharmacies in the wake of the deadliest meningitis outbreak due to contaminated steroidal injections in US history. On Thursday, the Department of Public Health (DPH) found problems at three more compounding facilities in the state and have ordered those pharms to cease and desist operations until further notice. The notices came as part of the...

Latest meningitis Reference Libraries

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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