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 […]
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 […]
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Southern California health advocates are calling on health officials to investigate two meningitis deaths from December.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
NEW YORK (AP) – The number of people sickened by a deadly meningitis outbreak has now reached 119 cases, including 11 deaths. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated the count on Tuesday. New […]
NEW YORK (AP) – Health providers are scrambling to notify patients in nearly two dozen states that steroid shots they got for back pain may have been contaminated with a fungus tied to a deadly […]
A rare meningitis outbreak has infected 35 people in six states, health officials warn. All received steroid injections, a fairly typical treatment. One New York anesthesiologist says, “It’s the first time I’ve ever seen anything […]