Meningitis

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Name: Meningitis
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 4 reports

US stock market daily report (October 30, 2014, Thursday)

accine against meningitis B - Trumenba (meningococcal group B vaccine) from Pfizer Inc. (PFE:NYSE) - was granted accelerated approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday, under their Breakthrough Therapy designation and Priority Review ... [Published Stock Markets Review - 2 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Meningitis vaccine campaign sensitisation ends in Anambra

By Odogwu  Emeka Odogwu  /  Special Correspondent, AwkaThe October 2014 meningitis African Vaccine (menAfrivac) campaign that started on October 21 has ended in various government health centres and other temporary posts such as churches and schools in ... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - 5 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Two cases of meningitis reported on campus, but no outbreak, authorities say

Two cases of bacterial meningitis have been reported on the University campus since March, University Spokesperson Martin Mbugua confirmed Thursday. In total, 10 people who were considered to be in close contact with the two affected individuals have ... [Published Individual.com - 7 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Hope for Harmonie campaign raises £20k for baby girl set to lose her arms and legs to meningitis

Eleven-month-old Harmonie-Rose Allen, from Bath, Somerset, suffered one of the worst cases of the deadly illness doctors have seen and was put on life-support.Source:: Dailymail ... [Published Palestine Telegraph - 7 hours ago]
Entities: Meningitis
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Sixth case in U. outbreak recovers from meningococcal disease; precautions encouraged

The female student who received treatment at a local hospital last week for meningococcal disease has been discharged from hospital care. She is currently recovering, according to New Jersey Department of Health spokesperson Daniel Emmer.The bacteria ... [Published Individual.com - 8 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 23 reports

Updated: Princeton expected to make decision on unapproved meningitis vaccine Monday

The University is expected to announce Monday whether it will allow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to offer a meningitis vaccine not yet approved for use in the United States to the Princeton community.Seven University-associated individuals ... [Published Individual.com - 8 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 5 reports

"Key meeting" set for this week to discuss Reunions in light of meningitis outbreak

Following the University's decision to cancel overnight stays for Princeton Preview, the Alumni Association is scheduled to meet later this week for a "key meeting" that will discuss whether changes should be made to Reunions this year in light of the ... [Published Individual.com - 8 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 6 reports

Princeton unsure whether it will offer meningitis B vaccines

The federal Food and Drug Administration Wednesday approved the first and only vaccine in the country to prevent meningitis B, but Princeton University officials remain unsure whether the school will begin offering it to students just yet.The FDA granted ... [Published University Business - 12 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 12 reports

Pink Sheet - Pfizer’s Meningitis B Vaccine Trumenba Is CBER’s First ‘Breakthrough’ Approval

FDA’s biologics center grants accelerated approval to the first U.S. vaccine targeting serogroup B meningococcal disease after a 4.5-month review; the vaccine is expected to come up for discussion, but not a vote, at CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization ... [Published Friends of Cancer Research - 13 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

East Lyme parents concerned following viral meningitis scare

EAST LYME, CT (WFSB) -Parents in East Lyme said they have plenty of questions and concerns following a viral meningitis scare that may be linked to Enterovirus-68.Superintendent James Lombardo said parents at the Niantic Center School have no reason to ... [Published Eyewitness News - 20 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 27 reports

Meningitis Victim's Mother Thrilled About New Vaccine

University of California, Santa Barbara Lacrosse player Aaron Loy, 18, pictured at right, had to have both of his feet amputated after he came down with meningitis in November 2013.The local mother of a UC Santa Barbara student who contracted meningitis ... [Published NBC San Diego - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 2 reports

Viral meningitis spreads at UMD, worries students

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (WJLA) – A viral meningitis outbreak at the University of Maryland is getting worse; health officials say the sickness is spreading.Continue readingThe University of Maryland, College Park. (WJLA photo)In a statement, the director of ... [Published WJLA.com - Oct 29 2014]

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...has worked with the CDC to approve Bexsero as a "treatment investigational new drug," which, according to the FDA's website, is a drug or vaccine "showing promise in clinical testing for serious or immediately life-threatening conditions."
"The odds of anything being in the building are slim, but this is a serious thing, and we want to take every precaution," Beal said. "We are following the same protocol we do if we have an outbreak of the flu in a building."
"Oct 29 (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc has won U S approval for its Trumenba vaccine against meningitis B, a potentially deadly bacterial disease that has recently caused outbreaks on college campuses, the U S FoodFood and Drug Administration said on Wednesday."
"Because Princeton students are vaccinated, the likelihood of an outbreak or further transmission is low" he said

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Updated: Strain identified for case of U. stude... [Published Individual.com - 7 hours ago]
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SHAB red cup initiative seeks to prevent mening... [Published Individual.com - 8 hours ago]
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Email cautions against spread of meningitis bef... [Published Individual.com - 8 hours ago]
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Princeton to sponsor two rounds of emergency me... [Published Individual.com - 8 hours ago]
Vaccine manufacturer Novartis likely not to ben... [Published Individual.com - 8 hours ago]
Meningitis vaccine consent form will not requir... [Published Individual.com - 8 hours ago]
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