LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (Reuters) - A popular Arkansas water park voluntarily closed after a 12-year-old girl who swam there was diagnosed with a rare case of parasitic meningitis, authorities said on Monday. Full story
BOSTON (Reuters) - Victims in Tennessee of a deadly U.S. meningitis outbreak won the right to pursue a new avenue of litigation against healthcare facilities and doctors there, after a ruling by a U.S. bankruptcy judge this week. Full story
The fungus responsible for the meningitis outbreak of last year travels an unusual route through the human body — moving upward through the spinal fluid to reach the brain, then later invading the blood vessels, according to new research. Full story
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Some people who received potentially contaminated steroid injections may benefit from a MRI to check for signs of infection, a new study suggests - even if they don't have obvious symptoms. Full story
LONDON (Reuters) - Case numbers in Africa's meningitis season this year were the lowest in 10 years thanks to a cheap new vaccine designed to treat a type of the disease common in the so-called meningitis belt, the World Health Organization said on Thursday. Full story
Scientists are warning residents in Houston, Texas, not to handle Giant African Land Snails which have been spotted in neighborhood gardens because they can carry meningitis.
The Cycle hosts highlight Steve Kornacki's moments of paranoia over the course of the show. For example, "is it the flu or is it spiral meningitis?"
Friends of Kalamzoo College sophomore Emily Stillman hold a memorial to honor the student who died after being diagnosed with bacterial meningitis. WOOD’s Ryan Takeo
The man in charge of the specialty pharmacy tied to the deadly meningitis outbreak was on Capitol Hill today: he faced questions about what happened to cause 32-deaths and 461-illnesses from tainted steroid shots. One big question: how the company with a checkered history stayed in business despite
Congress holds hearings on the multi-state outbreak of fungal meningitis traced to the New England Compounding Center. NBC's Erika Edwards reports.
FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2012 file photo, a closeup view through the lens of a microscope and magnified on the computer screen shows the meningitis causing fungus Exserohilum rostratum at the Mycotic lab at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. The staff and technicians have been
Aspergillus, a fungus associated with meningitis illnesses and deaths.