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Recall related to meningitis outbreak is expanded

...medication associated with an outbreak of meningitis in the Lower 48 has recalled all products...of the medication implicated in the meningitis outbreak has come to Alaska, the U...contamination."Alaska has had no reported meningitis cases associated with the implicated...
Four Alaska communities report incidents of viral meningitis

ANCHORAGE - Cases of viral meningitis have been reported in four Alaska...Fairbanks and one in Eagle River. Meningitis is inflammation of the brain and...pointed out that the viruses causing meningitis often were the same within a community...
Craig teenager diagnosed with bacterial meningitis

...days of exposure, and usually appear within the first three to four days. An infection usually is more severe than viral meningitis, which has similar symptoms. If not treated in time, infections can lead to severe brain damage, hearing loss, the amputation...
Alaska receives drugs from company in fungus case

...Massachusetts pharmacy behind the deadly outbreak of fungal meningitis, state officials said Tuesday.Alaska providers have based on "an abundance of caution," Wilkinson said.Meningitis is an infection of membranes covering the brain and spinal...
Homeowner fights bank eviction

Teresa and Sadao Uehara were in a life and death struggle with a rare form of spinal meningitis when a phone call informed them of a missed payment on their home. Teresa, who was attending to her husband in the intensive...
Black bear meal tasted good - but wasn't

...wife had already figured out that it was time for Sullivan to get to a hospital.At first, doctors thought he might have meningitis.But then they started down a "strange line of questioning."Had he gone hunting recently? Had he shot any bears? Had...

...Burmester died, Nov. 16, 2000, in Russia. He was traveling in St. Petersburg, Russia, when he contracted a fatal strain of meningitis. He was born June 15, 1977, in Louisville, Ky., where he grew up. He lived in Sitka for a year after he graduated from...
Neighbors Briefs

...pneumonia, bloodstream infections and the potentially fatal meningitis. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American...Pediatrics, the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Meningitis Foundation of America suggest that Prevnar should be considered...
Recalled hot dogs were sent to Alaska

...Listeria is a bacterium that healthy people often fight off with no more than flu-like symptoms. But it also can kill through meningitis or blood infection, and can be passed to fetuses, causing miscarriage or stillbirth. The recalled items, distributed through...
Vote your conscience

...a week, a child is fatally shot or seriously injured by gunfire. If this many children died or were severely affected by meningitis, or polio, people would demand a solution. Monday's Day 2000 saw almost a million people in 73 cities across the country...


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