Outbreak Investigation: Meningitis
- Published on Wednesday, October 24, 2012
- Written by Web Editor
One Case Sparks National Action
Imagine… A patient goes to the doctor for a routine steroid injection. A couple weeks later, the patient feels sick – headache, fever and suddenly uncomfortable in bright light. Within days, the patient is admitted to the local hospital’s intensive care unit. Doctors discover that the patient has a life-threatening disease they’ve never treated before.
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