Meningitis Vaccine Now Required For Some Students In New York Schools A new state law took effect Thursday in New York requiring certain students to be vaccinated against the deadly meningitis disease.
Rutgers Advises Students To Get Meningitis Vaccinations After 2 Students Fall IllRutgers University has is now recommending all members of the student body get vaccinated for meningitis before next school year starts, following two cases in the past semester.
Foreign Visitor Dies Of Meningitis In Rockland CountyA foreign national visiting relatives in Rockland County has died of meningitis, according to local health officials.
Rutgers New Brunswick Campus Warned After Student Catches MeningitisA meningitis warning has been issued at Rutgers University, after a student was hospitalized on the New Brunswick camps.
Cuomo Approves Bill Mandating Meningitis Vaccines For 7th, 12th GradersNew York state Gov. Andrew Cuomo this week signed a bill into law requiring meningitis vaccines for students in grades seven and 12.
East Islip Mother Who Lost Daughter To Meningitis Starts Foundation to Spread AwarenessNow, the NYS Senate and Assembly have passed a bill requiring seventh and 12th graders to receive the meningococcal vaccine.
South Amboy Teacher Diagnosed With Meningitis, Classroom SanitizedAn elementary school classroom has been sanitized after a central New Jersey teacher came down with viral meningitis.
Yale Student Admitted To Hospital Likely Has MeningitisThe 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.
Officials: Meningitis Cases In HIV Positive Gay Men Under InvestigationNew York City's Health Department says it's investigating three cases of meningitis that have developed in HIV-positive gay men over the last two weeks.
Officials Warn Of New Menigitis Outbreak Among HIV-Positive Gay MenThe New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on Friday was investigating a cluster of meningitis cases among HIV-positive gay men.
Philadelphia Student's Meningitis Death Tied To Last Year's NJ OutbreakAccording to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Drexel University student had been in close contact with Princeton students about a week before getting sick. She died March 10.
Princeton Begins Vaccinating For Meningitis BThe Ivy League school has experienced an outbreak of type B meningococcal disease. Seven students and one student visitor have been stricken by the bacterial illness since March.