Latest Viral meningitis Stories

2012-01-05 12:03:26

An investigational vaccine protected some women against infection from one of the two types of herpes simplex viruses that cause genital herpes.

2008-06-20 15:00:33

By CUMING, Deborah Thames Coromandel District Mayor Philippa Barriball is at home recovering from viral meningitis - not a minor stroke as earlier diagnosed. The 38-year-old mother of one was admitted to Thames Hospital on June 10 with what was initially thought to be a stroke.

2006-04-05 11:53:35

By David Douglas NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Treatment with the antiviral drug valacyclovir, sold as Valtrex, curbs recurrent bouts of genital herpes in pregnant women, a study shows. Moreover, no safety concerns were identified in mothers, fetuses, or neonates exposed to the drug.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.