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Loudoun Co. High School Student Dies Suddenly from Bacterial Meningitis

UPDATED: April 10, 2015 7:54 p.m.

WASHINGTON (WNEW/AP) — Medical examiners have determined that a bacterial infection from the germ associated with meningitis caused the sudden death of a Loudoun County teenager this week. 494 more words


Newark To Check Students After First-Grader Dies Of Suspected Bacterial Meningitis

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A first-grader in Newark who died of suspected bacterial meningitis was in school at a time when she could have infected others, officials said. 387 more words


Bacterial meningitis eyed as possible cause of Newark boy's death

NEWARK, N.J. (PIX11)– Newark parents will meet with health officials Tuesday to discuss new details from the investigation into the death of a first grade student at the Oliver Street School. 274 more words


New meningitis vaccine now available for Yale community

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Starting Tuesday, a recently approved vaccine will be available to the Yale community after an undergrad was diagnosed with strain B meningitis. 442 more words


Case of bacterial meningitis in student tied to Marquette University

MILWAUKEE (WITI) — The City of Milwaukee Health Department has received a report of a  case of bacterial meningitis (meningococcal disease) in a student affiliated with Marquette University, and is working closely with the Marquette University Medical Clinic to begin appropriate communication and follow-up with close contacts. 536 more words

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A Crack in the Armor

I remember back in 1985, when I was a brand new pediatric nurse, I encountered my first patient with bacterial meningitis.    The little boy was wheeled into the Pediatric Ward on a gurney, such a tiny boy with brown curls, and long lashes that dusted his round cheeks.  735 more words

Yale students concerned over bacterial meningitis

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – On the campus of Yale University life appears to be going on as normal but ask a student what’s on their mind and you’re likely to hear something about a bacterial meningitis. 240 more words