Bacterial Meningitis Death Sparks Health Concerns At LAUSD SchoolAccording to the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office, Ramona Gedney, of Huntington Park, died last week.
Meningitis Vaccination Recommendation Expanded To All Gay, Bisexual MenHealth officials urged all gay and bisexual men to get vaccinated against meningitis, regardless of their risk profile, after nine new cases of invasive meningococcal disease have been diagnosed since May 1.
Moorpark Couple Who Lost Daughter To Bacterial Meningitis Hopes Their Story Will Save LivesA Moorpark couple who lost their daughter to bacterial meningitis is speaking for the first time in hope that lives may be saved through their story.
2-Year-Old Quarantined At John Wayne Airport Tested Negative For MeningitisA 2-year-old that appeared to have meningitis Friday was quarantined at John Wayne Airport.
SDSU Student From Moorpark On Life Support After Contracting MeningitisAn 18-year-old San Diego State University student with meningitis remained on life support late Friday night but she was not expected to recover.
Many Gay Men Concerned After LA Meningitis DeathsHealth officials this week announced a cluster of cases of invasive meningococcal disease that sickened eight people in the LA area. Among those who fell ill, half were gay or bisexual, including the three who died. Two of the victims were HIV-positive.
Officials Say Meningitis Kills 3 LA County Residents, Poses Higher Risk For Gay CommunityLA County health officials say three of eight people who contracted bacterial meningitis this year have died — and all three had sex with other men.
LA County Urges Vaccinations After Spike In Meningitis Cases Among Gay MenPublic health officials issued new vaccination guidelines Wednesday after a reported jump in the number of meningitis cases this year among gay men in Los Angeles.
Riverside Staffer Diagnosed In 5th Meningitis Case In UC SystemA staff member at the University of California, Riverside, has been diagnosed with meningitis in what authorities said marks the fifth-such diagnosis within in the UC system in recent months.
4th Case Of Meningitis Reported At UC Santa BarbaraAuthorities say a fourth student has contracted meningitis at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
CSU Long Beach Student Recovering From Bacterial MeningitisA Cal State Long Beach student diagnosed with bacterial meningitis was recovering Wednesday, according to a report.
WeHo Meningitis Case Not Tied To NY, ElsewhereLos Angeles County health officials said the bacterial meningitis that killed a 33-year-old West Hollywood attorney this month isn't the same form of the illness that has killed several people in New York.