Sunday Feb 23
San Diego NewsCape
Meningitis vs. Meningococcal Disease
San Diego, California - On February 14, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency reported the death of a high school student believed to have died from meningococcal disease.
Officials take precautions after student's death from meningococcal disease
The 14-year-old student died Wednesday, only one day after developing symptoms of meningitis, which is caused by the disease, school officials said.
Meningitis is an inflammation of the meninges, which is the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord.
Two children diagnosed with meningitis in Cavan creche
Parents are being advised to look out for symptoms of meningitis after two children were diagnosed with it in Co Cavan.
Eastern Daily Press
Norfolk meningitis support group celebrates 20 years of fundraising and campaigning
The founder of a national charity praised the fundraising and awareness work of the country's longest running meningitis support group.
Tribute paid to Hunstanton school girl
Stephanie Sanpher, who was a Year 9 pupil at Hunstanton's Smithdon High School, died in Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, of bacterial meningitis on Tuesday.
Nigeria: Pfizer Drug Test Victims File Fresh Suit
One hundred and eighty six victims of the 1996 Pfizer Trovan clinical trial in Kano have filed fresh suit in an FCT High Court challenging alleged breach of terms of settlement over the damages suffered in the drugs tests.