meningitis

Meningitis Kills Michigander After Injection In Indiana

The family decided to donate Burema’s body for research. “What our family is hoping is that they can find a cure to maybe help out all the other patients so that not everybody has to die,” the woman’s granddaughter said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2012

Number Of Fungal Meningitis Cases Continues To Rise

The number of people sickened by fungal meningitis in Michigan has now risen to 29 — including three deaths.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2012

George Cary (WWJ Photo/Marie Osborne)

Michigan Meningitis Cases Up To 25 With 3 Deaths

In a frightening twist of fate, Cary, like his wife, was also injected by that same possibly tainted batch of steroids but has not yet received the results of a spinal tap taken last weekend.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/09/2012

Lilian Cary (Facebook Photo)

Memorial Service For Woman Whose Death Is Tied To Fungal Meningitis

A memorial service will be held Tuesday in Howell for Lilian Cary, who developed fungal meningitis after getting tainted steroid injections for back pain.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/09/2012

22 Fungal Meningitis Cases Reported In Michigan

Michigan now has 22 confirmed cases on fungal meningitis associated with a steroid injection, including two deaths.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/08/2012

18 Confirmed Cases Of Fungal Meningitis, Including 2 Dead In Michigan

State health officials Sunday said the meningitis outbreak linked to injections of a recalled back-pain medication continues to grow.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/07/2012

8 Meningitis Cases, 2 Deaths, In Michigan Tied To Outbreak

Michigan Department of Community Health officials are reporting eight cases of fungal meningitis, including two deaths, linked to injections of a recalled back-pain medication.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/06/2012

No Reports In Mich. Of Meningitis Tied To Outbreak

No cases of a rare kind of meningitis linked to an outbreak in six states have been reported in Michigan, even though some tainted steroids have been distributed in the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/05/2012

Dream Cruisers, Festival Goers Warned Of West Nile Virus Dangers

The Oakland County Health Department is warning people at large outdoor gatherings, such as the Dream Cruise, Renaissance Festival and Arts Beats & Eats, about West Nile Virus.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2012

Mosquito. (Getty Images)

Washtenaw County Woman Dies From West Nile Virus

Health officials say WNV cases are on the rise both nationally and in lower Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/16/2012

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