By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews With the news of some recent meningococcemia cases in Laguna and Batangas, Philippines health officials say the cases are sporadic and at this time there is no outbreak...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews Officials with the Department of Health (DOH)-Davao are reporting the first confirmed case of meningococcemia this year in a four-year-old boy, who died at the Brokenshire...

Pampanga Northwest of Manila in the Philippine province of Pampanga, health officials have declared the province malaria-free. “Pampanga is now included among the provinces in the country without any...

The Appalachian District Health Department (AppHealthCare) and Appalachian State University reported Saturday on a case of meningococcemia in an Appalachian State University student who lives off campus. Meningococcemia...

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is today (February 29) investigating a confirmed case of invasive meningococcal infection, a communicable disease transmitted by direct...

In what is the largest meningococcal meningitis outbreak on a US college campus since Princeton University recorded 8 cases in 2013, Oregon health officials are investigating a sixth possible case of the...

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The University of Oregon has reported their fifth case of meningococcemia in an off-campus student yesterday. The university notes that with the other four cases, they immediately notified classmates...

The speculation over the cause of death of University of Oregon (UO) freshman, Lauren Jones is over as the Lane County Health Department confirmed Friday the 18-year-old died from the serious bacterial...

An unnamed University of Oregon student has been diagnosed with Neisseria meningococcemia. The student lived off-campus. Meningococcal infection caused by the bacterium, Neisseria meningitidis contagious...