By Cindy del Rosario | May 18, 2013 06:17 PM EDT
New York City public health officials recommend that HIV-positive or non-monogamous men who have visited the city any time since September 2012 get vaccinated.
By Ansa Varughese | May 08, 2013 10:30 AM EDT
The USDA is investigating how giant snails arrived in Harris County, Texas. Scientists warn that they may carry rat lungworms that cause eosinophilic meningitis.
By Ansa Varughese | Apr 24, 2013 11:07 AM EDT
In a sweeping 30-year study, researchers found that youths who contracted bacterial meningitis had low high school completion rate and not economically self-sufficient as adults.
By Ashik Siddique | Apr 19, 2013 05:34 PM EDT
The deadly fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 53 Americans, caused by steroid injections tainted with the fungus Exserohilum rostratum, will soon be investigated by a Michigan grand jury.
By Tim Ghianni | Nov 22, 2012 11:27 AM EST
A deadly outbreak of infections linked to tainted steroid injections is approaching 500 cases nearly two months after it began.
By Sharon Begley | Nov 20, 2012 09:29 AM EST
As long as a physician has prescribed a compounded drug, Medicare as well as some private insurers cover it even if FDA has approved a version of the drug from a pharmaceutical manufacturer.
By David Morgan | Nov 19, 2012 04:56 PM EST
Republicans on a congressional panel investigating a deadly meningitis outbreak told FDA not to expect new authority to prevent future problems until the agency hands over documents about its role in the current crisis.
By David Morgan | Nov 16, 2012 10:00 AM EST
Lawmakers said they would alter the regulation of drug compounding pharmacies to prevent more crises like the recent meningitis outbreak.
By David Morgan | Nov 14, 2012 09:50 AM EST
US and state health regulators called on Congress to strengthen federal oversight of compounding pharmacies as lawmakers prepared for two days of hearings on a deadly fungal meningitis outbreak linked to a compounded steroid.
By Toni Clarke | Nov 13, 2012 09:36 AM EST
U.S. health inspectors found bugs, a flying bird and other unsterile conditions at Ameridose LLC, an affiliate of the Massachusetts compounding pharmacy at the heart of the deadly meningitis outbreak.
By Toni Clarke | Nov 09, 2012 11:30 AM EST
Ameridose LLC, an affiliate of NECC at the heart of the deadly U.S. meningitis outbreak, is laying off about 90 percent of its workforce.
By Makini Brice | Nov 08, 2012 11:22 AM EST
The director of NECC was fired because he had ignored a complaint lodged against the company in July.
By Amber Moore | Nov 06, 2012 09:38 AM EST
419 people across the U.S. have been infected with the deadly fungal meningitis outbreak that has already killed 30 people.
By Amber Moore | Nov 02, 2012 10:11 AM EDT
Bacteria were found in the recent recalled products of the New England Compounding Center that has been associated with the recent meningitis outbreak.
By Amber Moore | Nov 01, 2012 12:09 PM EDT
377 people have been infected with the deadly fungal meningitis and 29 have died from the infection, CDC said.