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Meningitis Vaccines for Children and Teens

What is Meningitis?

Meningitis is a serious clinical syndrome in which inflammation of the meninges takes place in the layer covering the brain and spinal cord. 507 more words

Meningitis Prevention and Treatment

What is Meningitis– This health issue occurs when fluid around the meninges becomes infected. This swelling is not only caused by an infection, but can develop as a result of brain surgery or a head injury. 519 more words

A Meningitis Survivor

Fire, Rock and Ice

Iceland’s Wilderness Challenge

For Meningitis Now

Thursday 27th July to Monday 31st July 2017

From Thursday 27th July to Monday 31st July 2017, I am intending to participate in a 3 day (5 days in total) trek in Iceland, called… 1,831 more words

Bacterial Meningitis

Book Review: “Proof of Heaven”

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Eben Alexander’s book “Proof of Heaven” is a fascinating exploration of his own near death experience (NDE), which occurred during a bout of bacterial meningitis that nearly killed him, putting him in a coma for a week. 678 more words


Funeral Arrangements Set For Camp Worker Who Died From Bacterial Meningitis

SHELBY TOWNSHIP (WWJ) – Funeral arrangements have been set for the Shelby Township camp worker who died last week.

Kristy Malter, 21, contracted bacterial meningitis and according to an obituary on the Sullivan and Son Funeral Home website, she passed away on July 14. 66 more words


Macomb County Woman With Bacterial Meningitis Dies

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


Reports: Lifetime Fitness Camp Counselor Dies After Contracting Bacterial Meningitis

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