By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The city of Stavanger in southwestern Norway has reported the death of an 18-year-old high school girl due to meningococcal meningitis. The girl, who was a student...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Controlling deadly malaria without chemicals Scientists have finally found malaria’s Achilles’ heel, a neurotoxin that isn’t harmful to any living thing except...

Cryptococcal meningitis causes about one in ten HIV-related deaths, according to a study of autopsies performed in Mozambique and Brazil and coordinated by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal),...

Of the 36 states in Nigeria, 25 States and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) are in the African meningitis belt. States in the meningitis belt were formally placed on alert on the 8th of November 2018...

Spokane County health officials report investigating a case of Neisseria meningitidis, also known as meningococcal disease or meningitis, in a hospitalized female student who attends Sacajawea Middle...

The major cause of meningitis in Africa has changed in recent years, a study published in EBioMedicine and funded by Meningitis Research Foundation has confirmed. A type of bacterial meningitis called...

The University of Louisville (UofL) Campus Health Services is reporting an undergraduate student has been diagnosed and hospitalized with meningococcal meningitis. The student resides in a UofL residential...

Officials with Macon County Public Health (MCPH) in North Carolina have confirmed bacterial meningitis outbreak. As of Feb. 27, two deaths have occurred in the past three weeks–one confirmed caused...

Health officials in San Luis Obispo County announced yesterday they are investigating a suspected bacterial meningitis death. A student living in San Luis Obispo and attending Cuesta College has died...

Officials with Columbia University in New York are reporting two meningococcal meningitis cases in members of the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) community . The students are being treated...