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Latest meningitis Stories

Meningitis Death Toll Climbs
2012-10-12 07:57:52

As more and more information comes to light regarding the recent outbreak of fungal meningitis, state and federal health officials as well as health experts debate the use of epidural steroid shots.

2012-10-09 04:03:33

Attorney Ben Cochran of Hardison & Cochran, Attorneys at Law, points out that North Carolina is one of nine states where the CDC reports meningitis cases linked to a Massachusetts pharmacy’s

2012-10-09 04:02:06

Dallas' Rasansky Law Firm is seeking those who have been affected by the recent shipment of tainted steroids.

Outbreak Casts Doubts On Steroid Injections
2012-10-07 08:36:16

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.

Meningitis Outbreak Likely To Continue
2012-10-04 15:11:55

Health officials are warning that an outbreak of a rare form of meningitis that has taken four lives will likely continue to grow.


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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