Meningitis Outbreak Continues to Cause Problems
It’s been almost six months since last year’s meningitis outbreak, and some patients are still feeling the effects. According to nbcnews.com, some patients who originally tested negative for meningitis are now becoming sick. These patients are not becoming sick with meningitis, but rather they are experiencing infections at the site of the original injection. Some patients are also experiencing arachnoiditis, which is inflammation of the nerves near the spine.
According to the article, CDC officials are encouraging health employees to monitor the patients who received injections, and are experiencing any pains. For more information, read the article here.