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Meningitis upswing a concern

...vaccines have helped make bacterial meningitis relatively rare, but public...officials. In December, bacterial meningitis killed two teen-age girls...100,000 residents, and bacterial meningitis caused by Haemophilus influenza...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/19/ent_222742.shtml
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College student recovers from meningitis

...Southern University freshman Esli Saint-Louis had bacterial meningitis when he arrived at Memorial Health University Medical...Saint-Louis to help them ward off infection. Bacterial meningitis can be contagious, but it is not spread by casual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/29/met_367136.shtml
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Across Georgia

...asked to take an antibiotic that helps prevent bacterial meningitis after they attended a day camp with a child likely...who attended the camp from July 30 to Aug. 3. Bacterial meningitis is an infection of the fluid that surrounds the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/10/met_139111.shtml
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Across South Carolina

...Hampton High School student who was being treated for bacterial meningitis has died. The state Department of Health and Environmental...to see if the teenage girl died of the disease. Bacterial meningitis is a contagious illness that can be serious or...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/11/met_400635.shtml
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Meningitis reported at day-care facility

...Warren Baptist Church has been hospitalized with bacterial meningitis, but none of the other children has been affected...a child with neisseria meningitidis, a form of bacterial meningitis, had been brought into the hospital, said county...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/13/met_235872.shtml
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School gives warning on meningitis

...somewhat contagious" form of bacterial meningitis. The child appears to be...girl's illness. That form of bacterial meningitis is "somewhat contagious...teaching assistant died of bacterial meningitis. Redcliffe Elementary has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/02/met_336206.shtml
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Meningitis case found in student

...been hospitalized in South Carolina with a case of bacterial meningitis. "We were able to confirm that she does have...information on the student's condition. "This type of bacterial meningitis is spread by close personal contact," Mrs. Oglesby...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/18/met_376032.shtml
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Paralympian's next goal is big win on dance floor

...and inspiring" is how Hough describes the 34-year-old Purdy.She took up snowboarding at 15, contracted bacterial meningitis four years later and had her legs amputated just below the knee. The impairment didn't hold her back or stop...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2014-03-14/paralympians-next-goal-b
Meningitis victims face long, uncertain recovery

...territory. There's no literature to tell us how long."In York's case, doctors initially thought she had bacterial meningitis, but when she told them about the steroid shots, doctors began to assemble a theory.On Sept. 25, the New England...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-10-20/meningitis-victims-face-long
Cal women's basketball player dies of apparent meningitis

...died Monday morning after apparently contracting bacterial meningitis. Lewis, a junior from Spokane, Wash., died...Monday that doctors believe Lewis probably died from bacterial meningitis, an infection of the covering of the brain and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/20/nca_401686.shtml
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