Chicago Dep. Of Public Health Urges Gay, Bisexual Men Get Vaccinated Against Meningitis
Meningitis Vaccine Required For 6th, 12th Graders Returning To SchoolCBS 2's Derrick Blakley finds out what's behind the rule change.
Chicago Announces 7th Case In Meningitis OutbreakHealth officials have identified another case in a serious outbreak of meningitis affecting gay and bisexual men in the Chicago area.
Free Meningitis Vaccines Offered At Pride FestAs Chicago gears for the Pride Parade, celebrations come with concerns about a health alert in the gay community.
Meningitis Fears Intensify As Pride Fest Gets UnderwayThe current outbreak involves a dangerous bacterial infection known as invasive meningococcal disease. While it has so far affected mostly African Americans, all men who are intimate with other men are urged to get vaccinated.
City Offers Vaccine As Number Of Meningitis Cases GrowsThe Chicago health department now says a meningitis outbreak is growing, and the city is expanding its recommendations for who should be vaccinated.
Lindblom Academy Closed Wednesday After Student Dies From MeningitisA 16-year-old Lindblom Math & Science Academy High School student died Monday from a non contagious form of bacterial meningitis, according to a release from Chicago Public Schools.
Second Probable Case Of Meningitis Reported In Chicago A Chicago resident is undergoing tests and treatment after being diagnosed with the second probable case of fungal meningitis associated with the use of a recalled epidural steroid drug.
Meningitis Scare Widens To Include More Illinois ClinicsHere in Chicago, another major medical center is now warning their patients that they may have been injected with tainted medications.
1st Illinois Case Linked To Meningitis OutbreakAn ill Chicago resident is the first person in Illinois to be linked to the fungal meningitis outbreak.
Chicago Clinic Says It Pulled Steroid In Wake Of Meningitis ScareThere are no reported meningitis cases in Illinois, but as CBS 2's Mai Martinez reports, hundreds of patients at three Chicago-area facilities are being warned.
Evanston Township Students Warned Of Communicable DiseaseStudents at Evanston Township High School are under a warning, after one of their classmates was diagnosed with a serious bacterial infection.