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MACOMB COUNTY (WWJ) — The employee at a Rochester Hills children’s day-camp who was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis has died.
The Macomb County Health Department has confirmed that a county resident has died from the bacterial infection, but did not release the person’s name. 214 more words
UTICA (WWJ) – There are conflicting reports that a young metro Detroit woman who contracted bacterial meningitis has died.
A family friend told WWJ Newsradio 950 that 21-year-old Kristy Malter had passed away Thursday morning, and many offered condolences on social media throughout the day. 305 more words
DETROIT (WWJ) – Oakland and Macomb County Health officials were scrambling Wednesday night to handle a case of bacterial meningitis.
George Miller, Director of Health and Human Services of Oakland County, said a Lifetime Fitness Day camp employee in Rochester Hills was diagnosed with the infection and was likely exposed to an estimated 219 children, ages five to 12. 375 more words
FOLSOM (CBS13) – The Sacramento County Public Health office has confirmed that a student at Vista Del Lago High School in Folsom has been diagnosed with bacterial meningitis. 82 more words
BOSTON (CBS) – A Northeastern University freshman from Wakefield has died of bacterial meningitis.
Ryan Shaw, 18, died Sunday. Meningitis is highly contagious, but Northeastern told students that he became sick after leaving campus at the end of the spring semester. 101 more words
Bacterial meningitis is often, but not exclusively, caused by the bacteria Neisseria meningitidis (also known as meningococcus). It involves the inflammation of the membranes of the central nervous system (including the brain) and depending on the stage of the disease, the symptoms include nausea, vomiting, confusion and severe pain. 1,545 more words