Meningococcal meningitis in makkah 401 vaccination campaign using ac bivalent mcv was begun this paper describes the epidemiological characteristics of the outbreak and documents successful control. Cdc - blogs - safe healthcare blog – outbreak investigation: meningitis - the division of healthcare quality promotion plans to blog on as many healthcare safety topics as possible we encourage your participation in our discussion and look forward to an active exchange of ideas.
Current fungal meningitis investigation cdc and the food and drug administration (fda) are investigating fungal infections among patients who received epidural steroid injections (medication injected into the spine) with contaminated medication. In september 2012, the centers for disease control and prevention (cdc), in collaboration with state and local health departments and the food and drug administration (fda), began investigating a multistate outbreak of fungal meningitis and other infections among patients who received contaminated preservative-free mpa steroid injections from the new england compounding center in framingham, massachusetts. Meningitis outbreak an outbreak of fungal meningitis has become evident across the united states the first cases were discovered in the past few weeks, and as of now, 14 people have died, and there are 170 confirmed cases.
2what medical interventions can be used to treat and contain the outbreak of an infectious disease medications/drugs and/or treatments can be used to treat and contain outbreaks of infectious diseases. An outbreak of non-wnv viral meningitis is defined as at least two cases outside of the immediate family from a suspected common individual cases of non-wnv viral meningitis do not require investigation investigate within 3 days when clustering occurs case. Epidemiological investigation of an outbreak of meningococcal meningitis in makkah (mecca), saudi arabia, 1992 article (pdf available) in epidemiology and infection 115(3):399-409 january 1996.
Dr david reagan, chief medical officer at the tennessee department of health, left, speaks a panelists woody mcmillin, state health department, second from left, lisa green, health editor at the tennessean, and john hollis, right, listen during an informational meeting about the meningitis outbreak, sponsored by the tennessean, at the first amendment center on oct 15, 2012. In september 2012, the centers for disease control and prevention, in collaboration with state and local health departments and the food and drug administration (fda), began investigating a multistate outbreak of fungal meningitis and other infections among patients who had received contaminated steroid injections from the new england compounding center (necc) in framingham, massachusetts.