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31 Cases of Viral Meningitis Confirmed at UMd.

A viral meningitis outbreak at the University of Maryland, College Park is spreading, officials say.


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FDA Approves Vaccine to Block Meningitis Strain

Federal health regulators have approved the first vaccine to block a strain of bacteria that has caused sometimes deadly outbreaks of meningitis in college dormitories.


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Confirmed Cases of Meningitis at University of Maryland

There are multiple confirmed cases of viral meningitis on the University of Maryland campus.


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Georgetown Student With Meningitis Dies, University Says Isolated Case

A Georgetown University sophomore who was diagnosed with meningitis has died, according to school officials.


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Md. Officials Waited Before Alerting Public of Meningitis Cases

Maryland health officials who learned of a potential link between a spinal steroid shot and cases of fungal meningitis waited nearly a week before alerting the general public.


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Report: FDA Wanted To Shut Down Pharmacy Linked To Deadly Meningitis Outbreak In 2003

Nearly a decade ago, federal health inspectors wanted to shut down the pharmacy linked to a recent deadly meningitis outbreak until it cleaned up its operations, according to congressional investigators.


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Suspected Meningitis Cases Rise in Va.

The number of suspected meningitis cases in Virginia linked to a tainted steroid has risen to 41.


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Death Toll in Meningitis Outbreak Rises to 19

Health officials say four more people have died in the national meningitis outbreak, bringing the number of deaths to 19.


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Meningitis Outbreaks Reminds FDA Regulation of Pharmacies Has Knotty History

The deadly meningitis outbreak linked to contaminated pain injections has prompted calls for tighter federal regulation of compounding pharmacies


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Autopsy: Va. Man Died of Rare Meningitis

An autopsy has confirmed a 47-year-old Virginia man died Sept. 18 of acute fungal meningitis.