Tag Archives: viral meningitis

Four new meningitis cases confirmed in Florida, 3 in Marion County

By on October 19th, 2012 | Last updated: October 19, 2012 at 8:20 pm

Florida health officials have confirmed four new meningitis cases in the state. There have been 17 confirmed cases in Florida, 13 of which are in Marion County.

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In the News: Ocala meningitis, higher education proposals, Obama leads Romney among Hispanics, Americans win Nobel Prize, HPV vaccine doesn’t affect sexual behavior

By on October 15th, 2012 | Last updated: October 17, 2012 at 9:45 am

Florida’s fungal meningitis outbreak so far is centered on Ocala area – Two more cases of a rare fungal meningitis were confirmed in two women Friday at the Marion County Pain Management Center. All nine confirmed meningitis cases — including two […]

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Viral meningitis cases linked to steroid injections, two cases reported in Florida

By on October 5th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:10 pm

A rare and deadly form of fungal meningitis has killed five and sickened 47 in seven states, with two cases reported in Florida. The Florida Department of Health has identified eight facilities in Florida that received contaminated medication, three of […]

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