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Twelve-year-old boy from Louisburg dies from bacterial meningitis

LOUISBURG, Kan. — A 12-year-old boy suddenly died of bacterial meningitis. It’s a rare strain and doctors say this particular strain is not contagious. It happened in Louisburg, which is about 40 miles south of Kansas City. 261 more words


Sixth grader dies from bacterial meningitis

LOUISBURG, Kan. — A Louisburg middle school student has died from complications of a strain of bacterial meningitis.

Aaron Willard was a 6th grader at Louisburg Middle School. 99 more words


Officials Say Meningitis Kills 3 LA County Residents, Poses Higher Risk For Gay Community

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three of eight people who contracted bacterial meningitis this year have died, and all three had sex with other men, Los Angeles County health officials said Thursday. 394 more words


Thankful Thursday - Amy Purdy, Raising An Olympian

Such a moving story of a woman who beat the odds and triumphed. Amy Purdy lost her legs at the delicate age of 19, this didn’t stop her though as she went on to be an award-winning snowboarder. 245 more words

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Protecting Our Tomorrows

The photographer Anne Geddes put together a massive teddy bear picnic near Tower Bridge, London to raise awareness of bacterial meningitis and septicaemia.

A number of 3,400 teddy bears were part of the campaign that Anne Geddes works on (run by Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics). 90 more words

Anne Geddes

Medical Examiner: North Side Boy Dies From Bacterial Meningitis

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office says a 6-year-old North Side boy has died from bacterial meningitis.

According to the medical examiner’s office, the boy passed away around 9 p.m. 342 more words