CDC Approves Two New Meningitis VaccinesA local pediatrician applauds the CDC’s approval of two expensive new meningitis vaccines.
Meningitis Death in Madison CountyElizabeth Schreck, 30, of Durham, Missouri, was in Highland last week for a cake decorating seminar when she felt symptoms, complaining of a headache as well as neck and back pain.
HPV Vaccine Prevents More Than Cervical CancerBack to school for some children means back to the pediatrician to get required vaccinations.
College Students: Get Your Meningitis VaccineStudents living on college campuses could be required to get vaccinated against bacterial meningitis under legislation endorsed by a Missouri Senate committee.
Another Belleville Hospital May Have Received Recalled DrugsMemorial Hospital added to list.
St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville Warn Patients of Possible Meningitis OutbreakSt. Elizabeth's Hospital announced 26 patients were given the possibly tainted medicine.
Illinois Healthcare Facilities Being Alerted About Tainted DrugsMetro East healthcare facilities included in the alerts.
SLU Researchers Test New Pneumonia VaccineThe previous vaccine protected against illnesses such as meningitis and blood stream infections caused by pneumonia but not pneumonia itself.
Chicago Doctor Expects More Meningitis CasesAn estimated 350 Illinoisans may have been exposed to the product.
Back to School Shots, Especially for MeningitisTen percent of those who contract meningitis die.
SLU Researchers Study Meningitis Vaccine St. Louis University scientists are conducting a clinical trial of a vaccine for the last remaining strain of meningitis.
Wash U Student with Meningitis DiesChancellor says Wash U flag will be lowered