Any injectable drug made by the New England Compounding Center is of significant concern to the Food and Drug Administration.
Pennsylvania health officials have identified the state’s first case of fungal meningitis linked to a deadly national outbreak involving steroid shots.
Authorities are now reporting 47 cases of meningitis linked to a steroid used to treat back pain.
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.
The Allegheny County Health Department has issued what it terms a “rare public-health notice” following a local man’s death from bacterial meningitis.
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.
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 […]