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In the News: fungal meningitis, congressman charged, Barnes and Noble PIN pads, bogus voter letters

By on October 24th, 2012 | Last updated: October 24, 2012 at 4:22 pm

Fla. health officials: 3 more cases of meningitis – The Florida Department of Health announced three more cases of fungal meningitis: a 60-year-old man and a 36-year-old woman from Escambia County, and a 50-year-old man in Marion County. The total […]

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18 confirmed cases of fungal meningitis in Fla.

By on October 22nd, 2012 | Last updated: October 24, 2012 at 10:28 am

The Florida Department of Health in collaboration with the Department of Business and Professional Regulation sent letters today to eight manufacturers of anti-fungal medications, urging the manufacturers to ensure an adequate supply of medication remains available to treat patients with fungal meningitis in Florida.

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Four cases of fungal meningitis confirmed in Marion County

By on October 9th, 2012 | Last updated: December 20, 2012 at 4:39 pm

Four fungal meningitis cases have been confirmed in Florida, according to Gov. Rick Scott. The national outbreak of this disease, which usually results from a spread of a fungus to the spinal cord, has killed eight people.

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