Sinopse

Meningitis News aims to disseminate news and educate the public about meningitis. Meningitis News is a weekly podcast that delivers information on meningitis related to outbreaks, vaccinations, legislation and more. Meningitis News is hosted by Daisi Pollard Sepulveda and produced Brazen Podcasts Media. Become a supporter of this podcast:https://anchor.fm/meningitis-news/support

Episódios

  • Meningitis and Covid-19 What You Should Know

    Meningitis and Covid-19 What You Should Know

    24/03/2020 Duração: 02min

    As mentioned in the podcast, if you’re feeling unwell and are worried that you may have COVID-19, below are some options for contacting a medical professional that can help you: CARBON HEALTH : https://apps.apple.com/us/app/carbon-health/id1152807572?mt=8 MAVEN CLINIC: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/maven-clinic/id942543121?mt=8 ONE MEDICAL: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/one-medical/id393507802?mt=8 In addition, if you’re a meningitis survivor and feeling emotionally triggered by the recent outbreak of COVID-19, please email/inbox us for a link to our support group, [email protected] Subscribe to this podcast on Google Play, Apple Podcast, iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. Follow us on Social Media: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/newsmeningitis Facebook: https://www.Facebook.com/meningitisnews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/meningitisnews Remember our Disclaimer, the content in this podcast are intended as general information only and may not be considered as a substitution

  • Australian man died of meningitis on Air Canada flight from Vancouver to Brisbane

    Australian man died of meningitis on Air Canada flight from Vancouver to Brisbane

    24/03/2020 Duração: 05min

    Christopher Woodgate was sick when he boarded the plane from Vancouver to Brisbane and collapsed during the flight dying in front of his family. Casting director, Mark Summers is looking for people who have suffered from meningococcal disease. This is for a public service announcement about meningitis awareness that will air on TV and other media outlets. The emphasis is on bringing awareness to parent and the public at large to better understand this disease and encourage families to speak with their health care provider about preventative options. Mark Summers Casting is specifically interested in people of diverse ethnic backgrounds and people from South Africa, ages 6 months to 22 years old who have visible consequences from meningitis such as missing limbs, prosthetics or hearing aids.If this is you, please send submissions to the email address [email protected] Subscribe to this podcast on Google Play, Apple Podcast, iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. Follow us o

  • British celebrity, Joe Swash on Dancing on Ice star felt sheer terror amid life-threatening meningitis infection

    British celebrity, Joe Swash on Dancing on Ice star felt 'sheer terror' amid life-threatening meningitis infection

    23/01/2020 Duração: 06min

    British celebrity, JOE SWASH of Dancing On Ice and the 2008 winner of I’m A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!  was recently interviewed on how his life-threatening experience with meningitis taught him to toughen up and put on a good fight? Casting director, Mark Summers is looking for people who have suffered from meningococcal disease. This is for a public service announcement about meningitis awareness that will air on TV and other media outlets. The emphasis is on bringing awareness to parent and the public at large to better understand this disease and encourage families to speak with their health care provider about preventative options. Mark Summers Casting is specifically interested in people of diverse ethnic backgrounds and people from South Africa, ages 6 months to 22 years old who have visible consequences from meningitis such as missing limbs, prosthetics or hearing aids.If this is you, please send submissions to the email address [email protected] Subscrib

  • Boy who lost hands and legs to meningitis receives R2D2-inspired bionic arm

    Boy who lost hands and legs to meningitis receives R2D2-inspired bionic arm

    22/01/2020 Duração: 05min

    An 11-year-old quadruple amputee recently received a specially customized prosthetic arm with help from UK-based robotics company Open Bionics. Casting director, Mark Summers is looking for people who have suffered from meningococcal disease. This is for a public service announcement about meningitis awareness that will air on TV and other media outlets. The emphasis is on bringing awareness to parent and the public at large to better understand this disease and encourage families to speak with their health care provider about preventative options. Mark Summers Casting is specifically interested in people of diverse ethnic backgrounds and people from South Africa, ages 6 months to 22 years old who have visible consequences from meningitis such as missing limbs, prosthetics or hearing aids.If this is you, please send submissions to the email address [email protected] Subscribe to this podcast on Google Play, Apple Podcast, iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. Follow us on Socia

  • Rising Royal Ballet School star, 14, dies of rare meningitis

    Rising Royal Ballet School star, 14, dies of rare meningitis

    21/01/2020 Duração: 07min

    When Valentina Sanna developed flu-like symptoms and a headache on Boxing Day, her family assumed she just had a bad cold. Casting director, Mark Summers is looking for people who have suffered from meningococcal disease. This is for a public service announcement about meningitis awareness that will air on TV and other media outlets. The emphasis is on bringing awareness to parent and the public at large to better understand this disease and encourage families to speak with their health care provider about preventative options. Mark Summers Casting is specifically interested in people of diverse ethnic backgrounds and people from South Africa, ages 6 months to 22 years old who have visible consequences from meningitis such as missing limbs, prosthetics or hearing aids.If this is you, please send submissions to the email address [email protected] Subscribe to this podcast on Google Play, Apple Podcast, iTunes, Stitcher or Spotify. Follow us on Social Media: Twitter:&nbs

  • NJ Injects Greater Protection from Meningitis Into College Campuses

    NJ Injects Greater Protection from Meningitis Into College Campuses

    21/01/2020 Duração: 06min

    Updated vaccination procedures designed to protect New Jersey college students against meningitis outbreaks were signed into law last week, according to legislators. Casting director, Mark Summers is looking for people who have suffered from meningococcal disease. This is for a public service announcement about meningitis awareness that will air on TV and other media outlets. The emphasis is on bringing awareness to parents and the public at large to better understand this disease and encourage families to speak with their health care provider about preventative options. Mark Summers Casting is specifically interested in people of diverse ethnic backgrounds and people from South Africa, ages 6 months to 22 years old who have visible consequences from meningitis such as missing limbs, prosthetics or hearing aids. If this is you, please send submissions to the email address [email protected] Thanks so much for listening! If you like this episode, please subscribe to “Meningi

  • Meningitis News Season 3 Trailer

    Meningitis News Season 3 Trailer

    12/01/2020 Duração: 02min

    After a long hiatus, we’re back for Season 3 of the Meningitis News Podcast. This season we’re changing up our format. You will still receive our regular short episodes of the latest in meningitis news but we are also including Q&A’s from listeners and more interviews of real-life accounts from listeners whose lives have been touched by meningitis. If you’re a listener who has a story related to meningitis to share, please email us at [email protected] or visit our podcast website at, https://anchor.fm/meningitis-news/message We’re also now on Instagram. Follow @meningitisnews on Instagram for updates on important meningitis relates news regarding legislation, immunization, outbreaks and more. Our new episodes launch on January 19th and you can find us on iTunes, Spotify, stitcher or wherever you get your podcasts. Thanks so much for listening! If you like this episode, please subscribe to “Meningitis News” and rate and review where you get your podcasts: Apple Podcasts Stitcher Spotify G

  • June 12: Judge in NECC case tosses 2 convictions, Medical examiner testifies on retrial of Canadian couple, Phoenix, Arizona teen hospitalized in Germany

    June 12: Judge in NECC case tosses 2 convictions, Medical examiner testifies on retrial of Canadian couple, Phoenix, Arizona teen hospitalized in Germany

    12/06/2019 Duração: 04min

    Top Stories today: Judge in the New England Compounding Center case tosses 2 convictions. Medical examiner testifies on retrial of Canadian couple accused of negligence for 19 month old toddler who died of meningitis in 2012. Phoenix, Arizona teen, Raymond Reed hospitalized in Germany with bacterial meningitis. Thanks so much for listening! If you like this episode, please subscribe to “Meningitis News” and rate and review where you get your podcasts: Apple Podcasts Stitcher Spotify Google Play Follow us on Social Media: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/newsmeningitis Facebook: https://www.Facebook.com/meningitisnews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/meningitisnews Remember our Disclaimer, the content in this podcast are intended as general information only and may not be considered as a substitution for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Support our show by visiting us on Patreon, https://www.patreon.com/meningitisnews To learn more about Meningitis News visit our website,

  • MAY 8: Former New England Compounding Center Employees Convicted, Ireland Minister of Health approves meningitis ACWY vaccine, Philippines takes action against meningitis

    MAY 8: Former New England Compounding Center Employees Convicted, Ireland Minister of Health approves meningitis ACWY vaccine, Philippines takes action against meningitis

    09/05/2019 Duração: 06min

    Top Stories today: Former New England Compounding Center Employees, Michelle Caetano Thomas and Kathy Chin found guilty. Ireland Minister of Health, Simon Harris approves meningitis ACWY vaccine as student prepare to return back to school this Fall. THE Philippine Foundation for Vaccination takes action against meningitis. Thanks so much for listening! If you like this episode, please subscribe to “Meningitis News” and rate and review where you get your podcasts: Apple Podcasts Stitcher Spotify Google Play Follow us on Social Media: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/newsmeningitis Facebook: https://www.Facebook.com/meningitisnews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/meningitisnews Remember our Disclaimer, the content in this podcast are intended as general  information only and may not be considered as a substitution for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Support our show by visiting us on Patreon, https://www.patreon.com/meningitisnews To learn more about Meningitis

  • April 30: Pharmacists from NECC on trial for phony prescriptions, Viral Meningitis Week kicks off May 6th, Study finds bacteria linked to sepsis, meningitis and pneumonia Children’s ball pits

    April 30: Pharmacists from NECC on trial for phony prescriptions, Viral Meningitis Week kicks off May 6th, Study finds bacteria linked to sepsis, meningitis and pneumonia Children’s ball pits

    01/05/2019 Duração: 05min

    Top Stories today: Pharmacists from the 2012 NECC fungal meningitis outbreak are on trial for allegedly approving phony prescriptions. Meningitis Now announces Viral Meningitis Week May 6th through the 12th.  A new study published in the American Journal for Infection Control has found that bacteria linked to sepsis, meningitis and pneumonia  in Children’s ball pits.  Thanks so much for listening! If you like this episode, please subscribe to “Meningitis News” and rate and review where you get your podcasts: Apple Podcasts Stitcher Spotify Google Play Follow us on Social Media: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/newsmeningitis Facebook: https://www.Facebook.com/meningitisnews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/meningitisnews Remember our Disclaimer, the content in this podcast are intended as general  information only and may not be considered as a substitution for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Support our show by visiting us on Patreon, https://www.patreon.com/

  • April 29: Medical Reserve Corps honored for meningitis outbreak response, Bryan, Texas student treated for Meningitis B, MeningitisNow.org announces call for Virgin Money London Marathoners for 2020.

    April 29: Medical Reserve Corps honored for meningitis outbreak response, Bryan, Texas student treated for Meningitis B, MeningitisNow.org announces call for Virgin Money London Marathoners for 2020.

    30/04/2019 Duração: 04min

    Top Stories today: Hampshire County Medical Reserve Corps honored for meningitis outbreak response. Student at Bryan ISD school in  Bryan, Texas being treated for Meningitis B. MeningitisNow.org announces call for marathon runners to apply for Team Meningitis for the  Virgin Money London Marathoners for 2020. Thanks so much for listening! If you like this episode, please subscribe to “Meningitis News” and rate and review where you get your podcasts: Apple Podcasts Stitcher Spotify Google Play Follow us on Social Media: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/newsmeningitis Facebook: https://www.Facebook.com/meningitisnews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/meningitisnews Remember our Disclaimer, the content in this podcast are intended as general  information only and may not be considered as a substitution for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Support our show by visiting us on Patreon, https://www.patreon.com/meningitisnews To learn more about Meningitis News visi

  • April 25: Rutgers Urges Students to Immunize, Meningitis Kills 58 Across Nigeria, UK Woman Meningitis Mistaken for Cold Dies

    April 25: Rutgers Urges Students to Immunize, Meningitis Kills 58 Across Nigeria, UK Woman Meningitis Mistaken for Cold Dies

    25/04/2019 Duração: 04min

    Our top stories today:  Rutgers staff members break down meningitis and urge students to get vaccinated.Meningitis kills 58 people, infects 760 others in 15 States across Nigeria. UK woman went to bed with cold; died two days later from meningitis. Thanks so much for listening! If you like this episode, please subscribe to “Meningitis News” and rate and review where you get your podcasts: Apple Podcasts Stitcher Spotify Google Play Follow us on Social Media: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/newsmeningitis Facebook: https://www.Facebook.com/meningitisnews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/meningitisnews Remember our Disclaimer, the content in this podcast are intended as general information only and may not be considered as a substitution for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Support our show by visiting us on Patreon, https://www.patreon.com/meningitisnews To learn more about Meningitis News visit our website, http://www.MeningitisNews.org --- This episode is sponsored by · A

  • April 24: World Meningitis Day, Fake Vaccines in Niger, Market Research Future Report on Meningitis through 2023

    April 24: World Meningitis Day, Fake Vaccines in Niger, Market Research Future Report on Meningitis through 2023

    24/04/2019 Duração: 04min

    Our top stories today:  April 24th is  World Meningitis Day. Organizations all of the world band together to raise awareness and promote proper immunization. WHO issues alert over fake meningitis vaccines in the African country of Niger. Market Research Future has released a report, “The Meningitis Diagnosis and Treatment Market Research Report” through 2023. Thanks so much for listening! If you like this episode, please subscribe to “Meningitis News” and rate and review where you get your podcasts: Apple Podcasts Stitcher Spotify Google Play Follow us on Social Media: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/newsmeningitis Facebook: https://www.Facebook.com/meningitisnews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/meningitisnews Remember our Disclaimer, the content in this podcast are intended as general  information only and may not be considered as a substitution for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Support our show by visiting us on Patreon, https://www.patreon.com/meningitisn

  • 009 - Angela Tiwari Interview | Lifetime of Recovery | Meningitis News

    009 - Angela Tiwari Interview | Lifetime of Recovery | Meningitis News

    03/04/2018 Duração: 31min

    Angela Tiwari contracted bacterial meningitis after an epidural during the birth of her son in 2009.Fortunately, her son never got sick. Angela is a speech-language pathologist and since meningitis has found it difficult for me to hold down a full-time job because she suffers from chronic headaches, memory loss, concentration problems, mood issues and fatigue.    This episode is brought to you by YouDrugStore.com, a Canadian online pharmacy providing Americans and people around the world with access to medication at the same prices most Canadians pay. Visit YouDrugStore.com today and receive 15% Off your purchase by entering MNEWS15 at checkout!   YouDrugStore.com offers a wide selection of prescription and over the counter drugs that are available in the U.S. Need a prescription that your insurance won’t cover? Check out YouDrugStore.com and enter the code MNEWS15     Thanks so much for listening! If you like this episode, please subscribe to “Meningitis

  • 008 - Trey Olds Interview | Autism After Meningitis | Meningitis News

    008 - Trey Olds Interview | Autism After Meningitis | Meningitis News

    17/01/2018 Duração: 27min

    I met Trey Olds on Facebook several months ago. He emailed me about being a guest on Meningitis News so that he could share his story with the world and hopefully inspire other people experiencing the same challenges like he does on the day to day basis. Trey was born premature and at 3 months he fell ill with bacterial meningitis. His case was so bad that the doctors wouldn’t let his mother leave the hospital room to call her husband who worked out in the oil fields. Trey survived. Thanks so much for listening! If you like this episode, please subscribe to “Meningitis News” and rate and review where you get your podcasts: Apple Podcasts Stitcher Spotify Google Play Follow us on Social Media: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/newsmeningitis Facebook: https://www.Facebook.com/meningitisnews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/meningitisnews Remember our Disclaimer, the content in this podcast are intended as general  information only and may not be considered as a substitution for professional medic

  • 007 - Laura Wilcox Interview | Meningitis Now Toddle Waddle Fundraiser | Meningitis New

    007 - Laura Wilcox Interview | Meningitis Now Toddle Waddle Fundraiser | Meningitis New

    23/09/2017 Duração: 19min

    Remember our Disclaimer, the content in this podcast are intended as general information only and may not be consider as a substitution for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Support our show by visiting us on Patreon. To learn more about Meningitis News visit our website, http://www.MeningitisNews.org Follow our host, Daisi on Instagram and Facebook. Thanks so much for listening! If you like this episode, please subscribe to “Meningitis News” and rate and review where you get your podcasts: Apple Podcasts Stitcher Spotify Google Play Follow us on Social Media: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/newsmeningitis Facebook: https://www.Facebook.com/meningitisnews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/meningitisnews Remember our Disclaimer, the content in this podcast are intended as general  information only and may not be considered as a substitution for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Support our show by visiting us on Patreon, https://www.patreon.com/meningitisnews

  • 006 - Epilepsy After Meningitis with Momona Samuel | Meningitis news

    006 - Epilepsy After Meningitis with Momona Samuel | Meningitis news

    21/08/2017 Duração: 29min

    Welcome back to Meningitis News! Today I’m sitting down with Momona Samuel who I first met back in 2005. Momona suffered from meningitis as an infant. Her parents were told she made a full recovery with no signs of prolonged after effects. However growing up, Momona experienced auras which she didn’t attribute to a particular illness until she began having seizures. Momona had epilepsy. It then took several years for her to connect her infantile meningitis to her adult epilepsy. Thanks so much for listening! If you like this episode, please subscribe to “Meningitis News” and rate and review where you get your podcasts: Apple Podcasts Stitcher Spotify Google Play Follow us on Social Media: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/newsmeningitis Facebook: https://www.Facebook.com/meningitisnews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/meningitisnews Remember our Disclaimer, the content in this podcast are intended as general  information only and may not be considered as a substitution for professional medical a

  • 005 - Herpes, Meningitis and Lawsuits Interview with Liz Crokin | Meningitis News

    005 - Herpes, Meningitis and Lawsuits Interview with Liz Crokin | Meningitis News

    18/06/2017 Duração: 21min

    In this episode of Meningitis News, I sit down with author Liz Crokin who is in an explosive legal battle with her ex-boyfriend, Mallory Hill after being infected with herpes meningitis. In her now released novel, Malice, Liz fictionalizes her tragic experience with herpes meningitis and her battle with her ex.   We discuss the dangerous stigma of herpes, its relationship to meningitis and the consequence for at-risk women.    Support our show by visiting us on Patreon.    To learn more about Meningitis News visit our website, http://www.MeningitisNews.org   Follow our host, Daisi on Instagram and Facebook. Thanks so much for listening! If you like this episode, please subscribe to “Meningitis News” and rate and review where you get your podcasts: Apple Podcasts Stitcher Spotify Google Play Follow us on Social Media: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/newsmeningitis Facebook: https://www.Facebook.com/meningitisnews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/meni

  • 004 - Life After Streptococcus Meningitis

    004 - Life After Streptococcus Meningitis

    11/06/2017 Duração: 25min

    Today we have an episode from our original series of Meningitis News.    On April 16, 2011, Janice Gaskin’s 2-month-old son woke up in the middle of the night very ill. He was running a fever of 102, vomiting, bulging soft spot, and was very lethargic. After a doctor’s visit and a misdiagnosis from urgent care, a visit to Munroe Regional, and finally ending up at Shands ICU, Janice learned that Trent was suffering from a deadly form of Bacterial Meningitis called “Streptococcus Meningitis”.    After a CAT scan and MRI, doctors informed us that Trent suffered a stroke from excess spinal fluid in the area of his brain. Trent was also suffering from seizures. Doctors drilled a burr hole to drain the excess spinal fluid in order to relieve the seizures. Trent also needed two blood transfusions. Janice wasn’t sure if Trent was going to survive but after four weeks in Shand’s, with the help of staff and proper care, Trent was eventually able to go home. On today’s episode, Janice shares wit

  • 003 - College Students Sues Oregon Medical Group Over Meningitis Response

    003 - College Students Sues Oregon Medical Group Over Meningitis Response

    04/06/2017 Duração: 02min

    University of Oregon student, Christina Jenkins filed suit against the medical providers who she claims had failed to properly diagnose her meningococcal disease stemming from an outbreak on the campus of the school in 2015.   Support our show by visiting us on Patreon.  To learn more about Meningitis News visit our website, http://www.MeningitisNews.org   Follow our host, Daisi on Instagram and Facebook. Thanks so much for listening! If you like this episode, please subscribe to “Meningitis News” and rate and review where you get your podcasts: Apple Podcasts Stitcher Spotify Google Play Follow us on Social Media: Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/newsmeningitis Facebook: https://www.Facebook.com/meningitisnews Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/meningitisnews Remember our Disclaimer, the content in this podcast are intended as general  information only and may not be considered as a substitution for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treat

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