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2 infected with West Nile virus in California

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California health officials have reported that two people have been infected with West Nile virus in the state. The Fresno Bee reported that the infections occurred in San Joaquin and Contra Costa counties […]

06/21/2014

Meningitis

High school student dies from suspected meningitis

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego County public health officials say a high school student has died from a suspected bacterial meningitis infection. The student, who was not identified, attended Patrick Henry High School in […]

02/15/2014

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CDC importing meningitis vaccine to NJ

 PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) – Federal health officials have agreed to import a meningitis vaccine approved in Europe and Australia but not the U.S. as officials at Princeton University consider measures to stop the spread of […]

11/16/2013

LA County meningitis death sparks call to action

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Southern California health advocates are calling on health officials to investigate two meningitis deaths from December.

04/16/2013

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Meningitis victims struggle, sue pharmacy

Dozens have sued the New England Compounding Center linked to the deadly fungal meningitis outbreak, including 59-year-old victim Dennis O’Brien, but compensation could take years.

12/13/2012

Owner of meningitis-linked pharmacy takes the Fifth | VIDEO

WASHINGTON (AP) – The owner and director of the specialty pharmacy tied to a deadly meningitis outbreak has declined to testify before a congressional committee investigating the matter. Barry Cadden, co-founder of the New England […]

11/14/2012

FDA finds contamination concerns at Ameridose

WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal health inspectors have found more than a dozen sterility problems, including insects, at a drugmaking facility with the same founders as the specialty pharmacy linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak. The […]

11/12/2012

FDA: Mold, bacteria at pharmacy tied to outbreak

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health inspectors say staffers at a pharmacy linked to the deadly meningitis outbreak over the past year documented dozens of cases of mold and bacteria growing in rooms that were […]

10/26/2012

Unprecedented 'black mold' meningitis a challenge

WASHINGTON (AP) – The black mold creeping into the spines of hundreds of people who got tainted shots for back pain marks uncharted medical territory. Never before has this particular fungus been found to cause […]

10/25/2012

FDA: Pharmacy's other drugs may be causing illness

NEW YORK (AP) – Two more drugs from a specialty pharmacy linked to a meningitis outbreak are now being investigated, U.S. health officials said, as they urged doctors to contact patients who got any kind […]

10/15/2012

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