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Iowa newborn dies after developing meningitis from herpes virus

A newborn in Iowa died after contracting meningitis, and her parents think she may have gotten it from something as a simple as a kiss from a visitor.

Hoggard football player diagnosed with meningitis

A New Hanover County Schools spokeswoman said a high school football player has contracted meningitis.

NC waited before disclosing meningitis outbreak

videoEmails show North Carolina officials didn't notify the public about the possibility of a fungal meningitis outbreak until five days after they learned of the possibility.

NC health director reports 3rd meningitis case

North Carolina's health director says a third person is hospitalized for fungal meningitis apparently contracted from a tainted steroid injection.

Davidson County resident dies from complications of meningitis

North Carolina health officials say a Davidson County resident has died from complications of fungal meningitis she likely contracted from a tainted steroid injection in her back.

Steroid-related meningitis cases rise to 105

Health officials say the number of people sickened by a deadly meningitis outbreak has now reached 105 cases. The number of deaths rose by one to eight, with another fatality in Tennessee.

Second meningitis case reported in NC

A second patient in North Carolina has been diagnosed with meningitis linked to recalled steroid. The CDC has already reported 47 cases in seven states, including five deaths.

5 dead from rare meningitis, FDA warns against drug maker

video An outbreak of a rare form of meningitis has spread to North Carolina. The fungal meningitis has been linked to contaminated steroid injections given for back pain.

CDC seeks input on meningitis vaccine for infants

Officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are hearing from parents, health care providers and others in New Hampshire as it starts exploring whether infants should be vaccinated against meningitis, a rare but potentially deadly infection of the fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord.

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