Meningitis

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Name: Meningitis
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 26 mins ago - 1 reports

CDC: First diagnosed case of Ebola in the US

(CNN) -A patient being treated at a Dallas, Texas, hospital is the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday.Several other Americans were diagnosed in West Africa and then ... [Published WDBJ7.com - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 28 mins ago - 3 reports

Ebola case is the first diagnosed in the U.S.

(CNN) -- A patient being treated at a Dallas hospital is the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday.The person, whose identity was not released, left Liberia on September ... [Published CNN - 3 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

FDA delays approval for life-saving drugs

In his recent opinion piece published in the New York Post , ACSH friend and former trustee (and former FDA official) Dr. Henry Miller questions the FDA’s decision to grant permission for “expanded access” to experimental Ebola drugs, while products desperately ... [Published American Council On Science & Health - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

NIH, FDA win award for meningitis vaccine licensing deal

The technology transfer of a low-cost meningitis vaccine earned the NIH and FDA an award for the year’s most outstanding intellectual property licensing deal, according to a press release.Along with PATH, an international nonprofit health innovation group, ... [Published Orthopedics Today - 4 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Meningitis Scare for Thousands of Freshers

THOUSANDS of students starting university have been warned that they are at risk from meningitis because they missed out on a vital vaccination when they were babies.All university freshers under the age of 25 who have not yet received the meningococcal ... [Published HighBeam Research - 8 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Haywards Heath IT firm helps ‘Christmas happen’ for local charity

Group B Strep Support, the UK’s charity dedicated to preventing life-threatening group B Strep infections in newborn babies and based in Haywards Heath, had over 16,000 envelopes to stuff, seal and stamp to send vital group B Strep awareness and Christmas ... [Published Sussex Enterprise - 8 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Sea of orange for Five Valleys Walk

Comments (0)THE Five Valleys were turned into a sea of orange as walkers turned out in force to support a charity so close to their hearts.Stroud-based national charity Meningitis Now’s annual fundraising Five Valleys Walk has been inked in the diaries ... [Published Stroud Life Online - 8 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Tea and cake in teenager’s memory

Sales of tea and cake have raised over £850 for Meningitis Now, in memory of a teenager who died from the disease.Buckingham family Lesley and David Spragg and their daughter Rosie held a Time 4 Tea event at the University of Buckingham’s Old Tanlaw Mill ... [Published Buckingham Today - 13 hours ago]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Meningitis and septicaemia- Know the...

Meningitis and septicaemia- Know the symptomsMeningitis Research Foundation patron, Dr Hillary Jones, describes the symptoms of meningitis and septicaemia ... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 29 2014]
Entities: Meningitis
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

Saving lives with adult vaccinations

Vaccinate adults, prevent diseases Dubai: It’s not just toddlers who need to be vaccinated, with the threat of pneumococcal diseases like meningitis, respiratory infections and pneumonia in crowded places. Adults above the age of 50 with compromised immunity ... [Published Gulf News - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Benin: Cartographie récapitulative des taux d’attaque cumulés de la Méningite / Recapitulative map of cumulative Meningitis attack rates Semaine / Week 01 - 35 (31 août 2014 / 31 Aug 2014) [EN/FR]

Source: World Health OrganizationCountry: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, Togo, South S ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Maps - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Meningitis scare for thousands of university freshers

Thousands of freshers who should have been given a life-saving jab ahead of them starting university are at an increased risk of meningitis, the Department of Health has warned– 29 September 2014Thousands of freshers who should have been given a life-saving ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Sep 29 2014]

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"The bottom line here is that I have no doubt that we will control this importation or this case of Ebola so that it does not spread widely in this country" Frieden said
Droplet isolation is used "for things that spread through the air by a spray, like coughs or sneezes, but don't go very far" Todd says. Staff members wear masks and eye protection...
"Streptococcus pneumoniae kills somebody every ten seconds, but paradoxically can also live harmlessly in the upper respiratory tract of healthy people" Professor Paton says
"Multidrug-resistant TB will infect more than two million people between 2011 and 2015"

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Ebola Virus: What You Need To Know [Published KRON4 - 2 hours ago]
FDA delays approval for life-saving drugs [Published American Council On Science & Health - 2 hours ago]
Ebola case is the first diagnosed in the U.S. [Published CNN - 3 hours ago]
Ebola Virus Diagnosed in U.S. Patient in Texas ... [Published KTLA - 3 hours ago]
CDC: First case of Ebola diagnosed in U.S. [Published Fox 4 WDAF TV - 3 hours ago]
What you need to know about Ebola [Published FOXNews.com - 3 hours ago]
CDC: First diagnosed case of Ebola in the US [Published WDBJ7.com - 3 hours ago]
Pride of Britain host Carol Voderman: I'm scare... [Published Mirror.co.uk - 3 hours ago]
CDC: First diagnosed case of Ebola in the US [Published WCYB-TV - 4 hours ago]
NIH, FDA win award for meningitis vaccine licen... [Published Orthopedics Today - 4 hours ago]
Disabled Tory Party member pens furious letter ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - 5 hours ago]
St. Lawrence County Has State's 1st Case Of Wes... [Published WWNY TV 7 - 5 hours ago]
What You Need to Know to Weather This Year's Fl... [Published MSN News - 6 hours ago]
Meningitis Scare for Thousands of Freshers [Published HighBeam Research - 8 hours ago]
Haywards Heath IT firm helps ‘Christmas happen’... [Published Sussex Enterprise - 8 hours ago]
Sea of orange for Five Valleys Walk [Published Stroud Life Online - 8 hours ago]
When You're Put in Hospital Isolation [Published US News & World Report - 9 hours ago]
Tractor rides to help Herefordshire charities a... [Published Halesowen News - 9 hours ago]
Virulence of killer bacteria "like roll of a dice" [Published Noodls - 9 hours ago]
Greenock Rotarians' generous cash donations [Published Greenock Telegraph - 11 hours ago]
UK Prix Galien: New treatment for multidrug-res... [Published pharmaphorum - 11 hours ago]
Charity pair step down after 25 years [Published Gloucestershire Gazette - 12 hours ago]
Tea and cake in teenager’s memory [Published Buckingham Today - 13 hours ago]
In Wake of Health Scare, Students Voice Concern... [Published Individual.com - 14 hours ago]
Breakthrough study into make-up of killer bacteria [Published Leicester Mercury - 14 hours ago]
Particles for treatment of pulmonary infection [Published Free Patents Online - 16 hours ago]
One West Nile virus case confirmed in Yakima Co... [Published Yakima Herald Republic - Sep 30 2014]
Polio doses administered to thousands [Published Arab News - Sep 30 2014]
The Value of Rapid Tests [Published Advance for Administrators of the Laboratory - Sep 30 2014]
Public must be informed about disease outbreaks... [Published Toronto Star Online - Sep 29 2014]
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Benin: Cartographie récapitulative des taux d’a... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Maps - Sep 29 2014]
Source: World Health OrganizationCountry: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, Togo, South S ...
Democratic Republic of the Congo: Meningitis We... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 26 2014]
Source: World Health OrganizationCountry: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo, South Sudan ...
Anaphylaxis: post shock ongoing issues. Help! [Published HealthBoards - Sep 25 2014]
Hi everyone,My 23-year old sister had an anaphylactic shock on 8/21 for the first time ever in her life after having a piece of maple fudge with walnuts/nuts. She was seen at the ER. She went home and everything was pretty normal until about 2 weeks ...
Belluz: Why health officials are worried about ... [Published H5N1 - Sep 25 2014]
Via Vox.com, Julia Belluz writes: Why health officials are worried about bringing Ebola to the Hajj pilgrimage. Excerpt:Any big gathering involving thousands of people from around the world — potentially swapping deadly microbes — always raises alarm ...
7 Things You Need to Know Before Scandal’s Seas... [Published Real Clear Politics - TIME.com - Sep 25 2014]
Thursday night, celebrators of Rosh Ha-Shonda will wrap up in their Olivia Pope inspired white coats and eagerly watch the season 4 premiere of Scandal. Season 3 was jam packed with explosive plot lines and, well, literal explosions. In case you ...
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