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Meningitis Outbreak Cases

Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Could Have Been Worse: CDC

Reuters | Posted 02.19.2013 | Healthy Living

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO, Dec 19 (Reuters) - As bad as the 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak has been, so far infectin...

Lessons From Meningitis

Gary Puckrein | Posted 01.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Gary Puckrein

The recent outbreak of fungal meningitis, which has resulted in a steadily increasing number of deaths, crystalizes the importance of vigilant regulation of the pharmaceutical industry and affirms the need for swift correctional mechanisms in the case of tainted medicines.

Nearly 500 Cases In Meningitis Outbreak

Reuters | Posted 01.26.2013 | Healthy Living

By Tim Ghianni NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov 21 (Reuters) - A deadly outbreak of infections linked to tainted steroid injections is approachin...

438 Sickened, 32 Dead In Meningitis Outbreak

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.09.2013 | Healthy Living

An outbreak of fungal meningitis has been linked to steroid shots for back pain made by a specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts. The medication was reca...

424 Sickened, 31 Dead In Meningitis Outbreak

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living

-- An outbreak of fungal meningitis has been linked to steroid shots for back pain made by a specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts. The medication was ...

419 Sickened, 30 Dead In Meningitis Outbreak

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

An outbreak of fungal meningitis has been linked to steroid shots for back pain made by a specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts. The medication was reca...

404 Sickened, 29 Dead In Meningitis Outbreak

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

An outbreak of fungal meningitis has been linked to steroid shots for back pain. The medication, made by a specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts, has be...

Meningitis Outbreak: 386 Cases, 28 Deaths

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living

An outbreak of fungal meningitis has been linked to steroid shots for back pain. The medication, made by a specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts, has be...

377 Sickened, 29 Dead In Meningitis Outbreak

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.31.2012 | Healthy Living

An outbreak of fungal meningitis has been linked to steroid shots for back pain. The medication, made by a specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts, has be...

363 Sickened, 28 Dead In Meningitis Outbreak

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.30.2012 | Healthy Living

An outbreak of fungal meningitis has been linked to steroid shots for back pain. The medication, made by a specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts, has be...

354 Sickened, 25 Dead In Meningitis Outbreak

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.29.2012 | Healthy Living

An outbreak of fungal meningitis has been linked to steroid shots for back pain. The medication, made by a specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts, has be...

338 Sickened, 25 Dead In Meningitis Outbreak

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.26.2012 | Healthy Living

An outbreak of fungal meningitis has been linked to steroid shots for back pain. The medication, made by a specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts, has be...

328 Sickened, 24 Dead In Meningitis Outbreak

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.26.2012 | Healthy Living

An outbreak of fungal meningitis has been linked to steroid shots for back pain. The medication, made by a specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts, has be...

323 Sickened, 24 Dead In Meningitis Outbreak

Reuters | Posted 12.25.2012 | Healthy Living

(Updates with CDC reporting 11 new cases of meningitis) Oct 25 (Reuters) - The deadly outbreak of fungal meningitis tied to tainted st...

317 Sickened, 24 Dead In Meningitis Outbreak

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.24.2012 | Healthy Living

-- An outbreak of fungal meningitis has been linked to steroid shots for back pain. The medication, made by a specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts, ha...

There Are Now More Than 300 Sickened In Meningitis Outbreak

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.23.2012 | Healthy Living

An outbreak of fungal meningitis has been linked to steroid shots for back pain. The medication, made by a specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts, has be...

297 Sickened, 23 Dead In Meningitis Outbreak

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.22.2012 | Healthy Living

An outbreak of fungal meningitis has been linked to steroid shots for back pain. The medication, made by a specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts, has be...

284 Sick, 23 Dead In Meningitis Outbreak

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.22.2012 | Healthy Living

-- An outbreak of fungal meningitis has been linked to steroid shots for back pain. The medication, made by a specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts, ha...

247 Sickened, 19 Dead In Meningitis Outbreak

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 12.17.2012 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK — Four more people have died in the national meningitis outbreak, bringing the death toll to 19, health officials said Wednesday. The ...

184 Now Sick, 14 Dead In Meningitis Outbreak

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 12.12.2012 | Healthy Living

An outbreak of fungal meningitis has been linked to steroid shots for back pain. The medication, made by a specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts, has be...

170 Sickened, 14 Dead From Meningitis Outbreak

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD and MIKE STOBBE | Posted 12.11.2012 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Federal health officials have tracked down 12,000 of the roughly 14,000 people who may have received contaminated steroid shots in ...

11 Now Dead, 119 Sickened From Meningitis Outbreak

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 12.09.2012 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK — The number of people sickened by a deadly meningitis outbreak has now reached 119 cases, including 11 deaths. The Centers for Diseas...