Meningitis

Rare & Dangerous Parasite Found In South Florida SnailsThe battle to get rid of the invasive and destructive Giant African Land Snails is gaining new importance after a new study found a rare parasite in the snails, and three other non-native species of snails, can cause serious health problems in humans and animals.
Georgetown Nursing Student From South Florida Dies Of Meningitis A Coral Gables High graduate who was a nursing student at Georgetown University died Tuesday from an apparent case of meningitis.
First Giant African Land Snails Found In Broward Countyhe battle to get rid of invasive and destructive Giant African Land Snails just got a little harder after the disease-carrying, stucco-eating mollusk was located for the first time in Broward County.
Miami-Dade Must Be Vigilant In Fight Against Giant African Land SnailsThe battle to rid South Florida of the Giant African Land Snail is going well but not well enough.
Giant African Land Snails Are Giant Issue In Miami-DadeThe Giant African Land Snail has become a giant issue in South Florida which has already led to snail-sniffing dogs and teams of people trying to capture the invasive species.
Deerfield Park Elementary Parents Warned Of Bacterial Meningitis Case In SchoolThe parents of students at Deerfield Park Elementary School were notified Tuesday about a case of bacterial meningitis.
Ag Officials Make Strides Against Meningitis Carrying Mollusks South Florida is gaining ground on the large, slimy Giant African Land Snails that first appeared in the region two years ago.
Challenger Elementary Parents Warned Of Bacterial Meningitis Case In SchoolParents at Challenger Elementary School in Tamarac were notified Monday that a case of the potentially deadly bacterial meningitis was reported at the school.
New Case Of Fungal Meningitis Confirmed In FloridaAnother case of fungal meningitis stemming from a contaminated drug has been confirmed in Florida.
Man Dies of Bacterial Meningitis Hours After Symptoms SurfaceA second deadly case in as many months of bacterial meningitis has been confirmed in South Florida, Miami-Dade County Health officials said Wednesday.
Florida Confirms Another Case Of Fungal MeningitisAnother case of fungal meningitis stemming from a contaminated drug has been confirmed in Florida.
Fla. Confirms 3 More Cases Of Fungal MeningitisAnother three cases of fungal meningitis stemming from a tainted lot of methylprednisolone acetate (steroids) have been confirmed by the Florida Department of Health.

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