• State Acts Quickly

    The death toll as a result of the meningitis epidemic in Sokoto State has now risen to 21.

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  • Berkeley Warning

    With cases in previous years, the California Department of Public Health, California universities had a meningitis outbreak in November 2013, which resulted in up to four deaths. Local health officials confirmed a single case of meningococcal meningitis in a UC Berkeley student on Monday and “is recovering well”.

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  • Doctor Dies

    Dr John Spalding, 55, a practising GP for 27 years, woke up with a cold at 3am on December 23, 2014, after wrapping with presents with his wife, Di, 56, the evening before – ten hours later, he had died from an aggressive strain of meningococcal meningitis (menW) and septicaemia.

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  • New Zealand case

    A New Zealand teenager from Wairarapa College on the North Island escaped death without serious complications from meningitis earlier this month. 

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  • West Africa hit!

    The meningitis belt of West Africa has been hit again with an outbreak of this deadly disease.

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  • Santa Barbara hit again

    This year a Santa Barbara City College student has been hospitalized with Type B meningococcal meningitis. 

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  • Teacher Dies

    Montara Elementary School teacher from South Gate, CA dies from meningitis. 

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  • Vaccination Battle

    The state of New South Wales, Australia announced plans to provide free vaccinations to all 11th and 12th grade students. 

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  • National Study

    Funded and moving forward a national study on the effort to prevent meningitis B among teenage in the United Kingdom has been approved. 

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  • Soul Cycle

    Fellow cyclists at the Soul Cycle Studio in Larkspur, CA may have been exposed to meningococcal meningitis from one of their fellow cyclist who died from this deadly disease. 

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