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Aspergillus Meningitis

New Findings From First CDC Report on Fungal Meningitis Outbreak

Manoj Jain, MD MPH | Posted 12.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Manoj Jain, MD MPH

Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published the first comprehensive report on the fungal meningitis outbreak that has killed 12 and sickened 137. There is much news for us.

Did Obamacare Help or Harm the Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Investigation in Tennessee?

Manoj Jain, MD MPH | Posted 12.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Manoj Jain, MD MPH

As infectious disease doctors, we routinely care for patients with meningitis, but never have we treated a case of aspergillus meningitis, the type of fungal infection that has caused more than a dozen deaths and sickened nearly 200 people in Tennessee and other states.

Diagnosing and Treating Fungal Meningitis

Manoj Jain, MD MPH | Posted 12.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Manoj Jain, MD MPH

As the number of deaths from fungal meningitis mounts, many people want to know how fungal meningitis is diagnosed and treated.

Police Enlisted For Help With Growing Meningitis Scare

Reuters | Tim Ghianni | Posted 12.08.2012 | Healthy Living

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct 8 (Reuters) - About 13,000 people in 23 U.S. states may have received steroid injections linked to a rare fungal meningitis ou...

What Is Aspergillus Meningitis, The Rare Disease Linked With Tainted Steroid Injections?

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 10.08.2012 | Healthy Living

UPDATED Oct. 8, 1:39 p.m.: Meningitis cases associated with the tainted steroids have risen to 105, the Associated Press reported, and the number of d...