OHIO launches meningitis awareness campaign Ohio University recently launched an informational campaign aimed at educating students about bacterial meningitis. With its focus on prevention and symptom recognition, the campaign seeks to decrease meningitis occurrences on campus by 50 percent.
Word on the Street: Meningitis As this is the season for cold and flu symptoms, Lo Martinez asks Ohio University students what they know about meningitis.
Meningitis: Causes, symptoms and prevention tips Since January 2009, there have been eight cases of bacterial meningitis on Ohio University’s Athens campus. Here, Athens City-County Health Commissioner Dr. James Gaskell discusses the disease's causes, symptoms and prevention.
Meningitis investigation at Ohio University enters next stage The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in collaboration with the Ohio Department of Health (ODH) and the Athens City-County Health Department (ACCHD), has concluded the field portion of a collaborative health investigation into several cases of bacterial meningitis among students attending Ohio University.
CDC classifies cases of meningitis as an outbreak On Friday, March 5, representatives from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), who have been on Ohio University’s Athens campus to assess recent cases of bacterial meningitis, reclassified the cases as an outbreak. The cases had previously been classified as a cluster.
Bacterial meningitis case on the Athens campus University officials confirmed a case of bacterial meningitis on the Athens campus. Charles "Charlie" Wulf, a first year student, was transported Friday afternoon to a Columbus hospital and is reported to be showing signs of improvement in his condition.