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Lawsuit Filed Over Meningitis Outbreak
2012-10-20 12:05:40

The Boston-based pharmacy at the heart of a growing meningitis outbreak is being sued by the victims who have fallen ill after receiving injectable steroid treatments for back pain.

2012-10-20 04:01:17

CDC warns outbreak from spinal steroid injections could become much more serious. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 19, 2012 Drug recall attorney Kay

2002 Meningitis Outbreak Offers Lessons In Treating New Cases
2012-10-19 07:37:29

As the death toll from fungal meningitis continues to rise, a physician who spearheaded the 2002 meningitis outbreak demands that health experts take a look back at the lessons learned before venturing into unknown waters.

Fungal Meningitis Reported In 15 States, Cases Climb To 214
2012-10-16 07:04:20

A fungal meningitis outbreak linked to contaminated steroid injections has now been expanded to 15 states after Pennsylvania reported the first case in its state on Monday, according to a Reuters report.

2012-10-16 04:03:04

The medical malpractice lawyers at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C.


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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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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