ATLANTA (AP) — Health officials at Georgia Tech say a student is being treated for a suspected case of bacterial meningitis. Dr. Gregory Moore told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that a female undergraduate student is expected to […]
BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts pharmacy linked to a meningitis outbreak that has claimed 23 lives around the country was cleared by state regulators following an inspection last year. The May 24, 2011, inspection wasn’t […]
Scattered across the carefully landscaped main campus of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are the staff on the front lines fighting a rare outbreak of fungal meningitis: A scientist in a white lab coat peers through a microscope at fungi on a glass slide. In another room, another researcher uses what looks like a long, pointed eye dropper to suck up DNA samples that will be tested for the suspect fungus.
Health authorities in Georgia are notifying more than 150 patients who may have received medication produced by a specialty pharmacy tied to a meningitis outbreak, officials said Thursday.