Tag archive for ‘bacterial meningitis’
By Guest Author On Friday, November 17th, 2017

Texas Family Sues Emergency Room after 4-Year-Old’s Death

A Keller, Texas family is suing a local emergency room after their four-year-old died. The family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit related to the 2016 incident. In August 2016, Brian Steinborn found his four-year-old More...

By Guest Author On Friday, October 7th, 2016

What to Do if Your Child has a Fever

Fevers are common in babies and young children. Some kids develop a high temperature at the drop of a hat, but in most cases, the fever is caused by a viral illness such as a cold, or ear infection. Minor raised More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

Marshall University reports meningitis case in student

Officials with Marshall University announced Tuesday that a student has been diagnosed with bacterial meningitis. The student became ill over the weekend and has been hospitalized since Monday. Public domain image/Mikael More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Bacterial meningitis confirmed in Seminole State College student

Seminole State College has notified students and employees that a student has been diagnosed with a case of bacterial meningitis. The student, who is not being identified for privacy reasons, last attended a class More...

By Robert On Sunday, May 4th, 2014

Hartt School senior, Patrick Chittenden, died from meningococcal meningitis: University of Hartford official

Bacterial meningitis has been confirmed as the cause of death of a senior at the Hartt School at the University of Hartford who died late last week, according to a university official Saturday. In a health advisory More...

By Robert On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Kansas school district confirms death of Louisburg MS student from bacterial meningitis

The Louisburg United School District in Louisburg, Kansas has confirmed the death of a 6th grader attending Louisburg Middle School today on their website. They report that on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, Aaron T. More...

By Robert On Friday, January 24th, 2014

NAU student hospitalized with ‘suspected’ meningitis

Officials at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff announced yesterday that a student living on-campus has been admitted to a local hospital with suspected bacterial meningitis, according to a university news More...

By Robert On Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

UC Riverside employee diagnosed with bacterial meningitis

The University of California, Riverside (UCR) announced Tuesday of a staff member that was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis over the weekend.The university will not release the employees name due to privacy More...

By Robert On Monday, December 2nd, 2013

UC Santa Barbara reports fourth case of meningococcal disease

A fourth University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) undergraduate student has been confirmed positive for meningococcal disease, according to a Santa Barbara County Public Health Department (PHD)  press release More...

By Robert On Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Georgia Tech student hospitalized and being treated for symptoms of bacterial meningitis

A Georgia Tech has been hospitalized after presenting symptoms of bacterial meningitis, according to a Stamps Health Services notice released yesterday. They report the student is responding to antibiotic treatment. Neisseria More...

By Robert On Wednesday, November 20th, 2013

What is meningitis, how do you get infected and how can you prevent it?

Meningitis can be very serious; as a matter of fact certain types of bacterial meningitis can be rapidly fatal without early treatment. It is one of the conditions considered to be a medical emergency that is related More...

By Robert On Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Linwood Elementary School employee, Deborah Geiersbach, dies from bacterial meningitis

A Linwood Elementary School employee died over the weekend after battling a case of bacterial meningitis, according to a MLive report today.   Neisseria meningitidisImage/CDC On Friday, Pinconning Area Schools More...

By Robert On Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Africa: 9,200 meningitis cases reported in ‘meningitis belt’ during first five months, lowest number reported in past decade

According to a World Health Organization (WHO) Global Alert and Response today, for the first five months of 2013, 9,249 suspected cases of meningitis, including 857 deaths, have been reported from 18 of the 19 More...

By Robert On Sunday, May 12th, 2013

Update: Princeton meningitis case confirmed positive for Neisseria meningitidis group B

In a follow up to a report last week, Princeton University has announced that a student that was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis last Tuesday, has been confirmed to have an infection with Neisseria meningitidis More...

By Robert On Tuesday, May 7th, 2013
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Princeton University student diagnosed with meningitis

A Princeton University student has been diagnosed with bacterial meningitis and is being treated at a local hospital, according to a university news release May 7. The yet unnamed student was taken to the hospital More...

By Robert On Thursday, April 11th, 2013

UW-Madison senior, Henry Mackaman, loses battle with bacterial meningitis

In a follow-up to a story earlier today, a 21-year-old Economics major and DJ on WSUM Student Radio, lost his battle with the serious bacterial infection, meningococcal meningitis, according to a University of More...

By Robert On Thursday, April 11th, 2013

University of Wisconsin-Madison student being treated for meningococcal meningitis

The University of Wisconsin-Madison has confirmed a case of meningococcal meningitis in a student Wednesday, according to a university news release. The yet unnamed students is currently hospitalized and being treated More...

By Robert On Friday, March 22nd, 2013

Northern Arizona University student confirmed positive for bacterial meningitis

A Northern Arizona University (NAU) freshman who was living on campus has been admitted to a local hospital to be treated for bacterial meningitis, according to a University news release Thursday. The AZ Daily More...

By Robert On Tuesday, February 19th, 2013
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SUNY Oswego student hospitalized with suspected bacterial meningitis, recovering in Syracuse hospital

Oswego County health officials are investigating a suspected case of bacterial meningitis in a State University of New York, Oswego (SUNY) student, according to a SUNY Oswego news release Feb. 18. Image/Video Screen More...

By Robert On Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Loyola University Maryland student diagnosed with bacterial meningitis

An undergraduate student at a Baltimore university has been diagnosed with bacterial meningitis and is hospitalized in serious, but stable condition at a local hospital, according to a Loyola University Maryland More...



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