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Meningitis Suspected In Local College Student’s Death

The death of a college student from Pittsburgh is being investigated as a possible case of meningitis.

03/11/2014

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FDA Concerned Over Possible Tainted Drug For Heart Surgery

Any injectable drug made by the New England Compounding Center is of significant concern to the Food and Drug Administration.

10/16/2012

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Pa. Reports First Meningitis Outbreak In Altoona

Pennsylvania health officials have identified the state’s first case of fungal meningitis linked to a deadly national outbreak involving steroid shots.

10/15/2012

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Number Of Reported Meningitis Cases Increases

Authorities are now reporting 47 cases of meningitis linked to a steroid used to treat back pain.

10/05/2012

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2 Local Clinics Received Medication Linked To Fungal Meningitis Outbreak

There are new details on a nationwide meningitis outbreak. The Allegheny County Health Department is now working with other agencies to contact patients who could be infected.

10/04/2012

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Health Department Issues Notice After Bacterial Meningitis Death

The Allegheny County Health Department has issued what it terms a “rare public-health notice” following a local man’s death from bacterial meningitis.

09/08/2012

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Some Headaches Should Not Be Ignored

When is it just a headache and when is it something serious? Certain types of headaches, you don’t want to ignore. A headache with fever and stiff neck could be meningitis, an infection around the brain.

07/12/2012

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Gov’t Recommends Booster Shot For 16-Year-Olds

Bacterial meningitis can be a devastating illness. Complications can include hearing loss, blindness, brain damage, organ failure and even death. There are vaccines to prevent this disease, but apparently, they wear off pretty quickly. The […]

KDKA-TV–10/29/2010

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