bacterial meningitis

The Oliver Street School in Newark, NJ where school officials say a first grader died after experiencing flu-like symptoms. (credit: CBS2)

Newark To Check Students After First-Grader Dies Of Suspected Bacterial Meningitis

The city is recommending students who came into close contact with the child be screened by their doctor or the Department of Health and Community Wellness clinic and treated for meningitis as a precaution.


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Yale Student Admitted To Hospital Likely Has Meningitis

The university said in a statement that it was working with local and state health officials to identify and offer preventative treatment to any other people who had close or extended contact with the student.


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Meningitis Vaccine To Be Available At Princeton Within 2 Weeks

A meningitis vaccine not yet licensed for use in the U.S. will be made available at Princeton University beginning Dec. 9.


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Monmouth University Employee Suspected To Have Bacterial Meningitis

The controller’s office employee is hospitalized and said to be in grave condition.


Princeton University is one of only nine colonial colleges established before the American Revolution. The campus features Collegiate Gothic-style buildings on a well-groomed campus.

Princeton University To Consider Use Of Vaccine Approved Overseas To Combat Meningitis

The health concerns on the Princeton University campus are growing. Another student was diagnosed with meningitis this week, the seventh since March.


St. Gregory Barbarigo Elementary School (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Rockland County Health Officials: 12-Year-Old Student Died Of Bacterial Meningitis

Health officials have notified classmates, parents and teachers and are continuing to look for other people who may have had close contact with the child.


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City Health Officials Investigating Deadly Bacterial Meningitis Outbreak Among HIV-Positive Men

Officials said in the past month, at least one person has died and and another was hospitalized in critical condition from the outbreak.


East Islip High School (Credit: CBS 2)

Senior’s Death From Bacterial Meningitis Stuns East Islip High School

She was days from graduation and set to attend Molloy College to pursue a medical career. Instead, a 17-year-old high school senior on Long Island succumbed to a rare disease, and her classmates are worried that bacterial meningitis may be contagious.


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Berkeley College Students Frightened After Possible Case Of Meningitis In Westchester

A female student at Berkeley College in Westchester County was taken to the hospital in the middle of the night on Friday with a potential case of bacterial meningitis.


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NJ H.S. Remembers Student Who Died Of Meningitis

Students from Matawan Regional High School were overcome with grief Monday as they attended the funeral of a 17-year-old senior, who died of bacterial meningitis over the weekend.