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Kimberly’s story part 2: ‘This is a real disease’

Jun 01/GHLF Staff / Meningitis

Kimberly’s story part 2: ‘This is a real disease’ Grieving Massapequa mom fights to put spotlight on meningococcal vaccine that could have saved her 17-year-old daughter’s life

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Florida kindergartner dies of bacterial meningitis

May 31/GHLF Staff / Meningitis

Florida kindergartner dies of bacterial meningitis Health officials say a kindergartner in Palm Beach County has died of bacterial meningitis.

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Jim Keeter questions effectiveness of bacterial meningitis shots

May 31/GHLF Staff / Meningitis

Jim Keeter questions effectiveness of bacterial meningitis shots The father of the Dakota Wesleyan University student who died of bacterial meningitis in September wants to clear the air about his son’s death.

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Student diagnosed with bacterial meningitis

May 31/GHLF Staff / Meningitis

Student diagnosed with bacterial meningitis In a letter to parents on Friday, Swartz Creek Community Schools Middle School Principal Kevin Klaeren said that a student from the district had been diagnosed with the condition.

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Meningococcal disease confirmed in Rolla student

May 31/GHLF Staff / Meningitis

Meningococcal disease confirmed in Rolla student A culture taken from a Rolla student who is currently hospitalized has confirmed that the child has meningococcal disease, according to a local health official. Jodi Waltman, Phelps/Maries County Health Department administrator, told The Rolla Daily News that she learned of the confirmation early Friday afternoon.

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