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Will your university student son or daughter bring meningitis home for Christmas? - Telegraph.co.uk



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Will your university student son or daughter bring meningitis home for Christmas? 
Telegraph.co.uk
When Shirali Patel took up her place at Churchill College, Cambridge, last September, she threw herself into university life as well her studies. It was only when she returned to the family home at the end of her first term in December that the 19-year ...

 


Boy dies from meningitis within 24 hours of falling ill | Daily Mail Online - Daily Mail



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Boy dies from meningitis within 24 hours of falling ill | Daily Mail Online 
Daily Mail
Oliver Hall, from Halesworth, Suffolk, died in hospital 24 hours after contracting the bacterial infection meningitis B - which mainly affects babies and children.
Parents share harrowing last photo of son, 6, who died of meningitis ... The Sun
Meningitis plea from family follows six-year-old's death Leicester Mercury
Vaccination plea made by family after boy's meningitis death Nottingham Post
Gloucestershire Live  -East Anglian Daily Times  -Mirror.co.uk 
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GHS confirms Meningitis case at Koforidua SECTEC - GhanaWeb



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GHS confirms Meningitis case at Koforidua SECTEC 
GhanaWeb
The Ghana Health Service(GHS) has confirmed the student of Koforidua Secondary Technical School (SECTEC) who passed away Friday died of Bacterial Meningitis. Dennis Yaw Acheampong, form two student died Friday morning after complaining of fever, body ...
Koforidua SECTECH student died from Meningitis ? Health Director Citifmonline
One dead, 22 under observation for meningitis at K'dua Sec Tech Graphic Online
Meningitis Kills K'dua Sectech Student Peace FM Online
Primenewsghana  -Modern Ghana (press release) (blog) 
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Massachusetts vaccinates students after meningitis B cases - NBCNews.com



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Massachusetts vaccinates students after meningitis B cases 
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Last October, two students at UMass came down with meningitis B. Both recovered, but genetic tests showed they had the same strain of the infection. ?Because these two students were not in close contact with each other, these two cases raise our level ...
UMass inoculated 1500 on first day of meningitis clinics MassLive.com
UMass Amherst declares meningitis outbreak Lowell Sun
Meningitis vaccinations available at CVS pharmacies following UMass outbreak wwlp.com
Newsmax  -New England Public Radio 
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Plymouth people warned as cases of meningitis and septicaemia on the rise - Plymouth Herald



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Plymouth people warned as cases of meningitis and septicaemia on the rise 
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It is thought to be due to the bacteria being able to invade the body more easily via the nose and throat at this time of year due to co-infection with flu virus, and because the bacteria can spread more rapidly when people spend longer periods indoors ...
Students urged to get free meningitis vaccination ahead of Christmas period The Bolton News

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Jeremy Hunt 'apologises' for meningitis care failures - BBC News



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Jeremy Hunt 'apologises' for meningitis care failures 
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The health secretary has apologised for "system failures" which led to the deaths of two teenagers from meningitis B, their families said. A meeting with Jeremy Hunt came after the deaths of George Zographou, 18, and Isabel Gentry, 16, who studied at ...

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Cases of deadly meningitis expected to TRIPLE over Christmas ... - The Sun



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Cases of deadly meningitis expected to TRIPLE over Christmas ... 
The Sun
Winter is the peak season for the infection to strike as illnesses like colds and flu make it easier for bacteria to invade the body through the nose.
Additional Meningitis Vaccine Clinics Set Following Successful Large-Scale Clinics UMass News and Media Relations

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Meningitis Outbreak Declared At UMass Amherst - WBUR



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Meningitis Outbreak Declared At UMass Amherst 
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When the infection occurs in the brain or spinal cord, it is called meningitis. The disease kills 10 to 15 percent of infected people, even with medical treatment. The meningitis vaccine required to attend UMass covers strains A, C, Y and W. The first ...
A Meningitis Outbreak Was Just Declared at UMass Amherst TIME
UMass Amherst announces meningitis outbreak on campus The Boston Globe
UMass Schedules Mass Meningitis Vaccination Program CBS Boston / WBZ
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Two cases of meningitis B at UMass labeled an outbreak; university to hold mass-vaccination clinics - Amherst Bulletin



Amherst Bulletin
 
Two cases of meningitis B at UMass labeled an outbreak; university to hold mass-vaccination clinics 
Amherst Bulletin
The university is holding four mass vaccination clinics to immunize students against meningitis B, beginning Thursday, Nov. 30, through Tuesday, Dec. 5. Extensive testing by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has determined that the two ill ...
Meningitis B vaccine available to students, faculty and staff at UMass Amherst Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, pharmacist.com

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Possible meningitis death investigated - Radio New Zealand



Radio New Zealand
 
Possible meningitis death investigated 
Radio New Zealand
It said the patient had shown similar symptoms to the disease, which include a fever, headache, vomiting, loss of consciousness, a stiff neck, joint and muscle aches, and rashes with purple or red spots or bruising. The potentially fatal disease is ...
Mysterious death from meningitis is under investigation in Auckland WeeklyHub
Auckland DHB investigates suspected meningococcal disease death New Zealand Herald

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