bacterial meningitis

12:49 pm
Fri April 19, 2013

Michigan meningitis grand jury OK'ed

Minnesota technician tests for signs of meningitis in 2012
Credit Hannah Foslien / AP Photo

 A grand jury will investigate a meningitis outbreak in Michigan linked to contaminated drugs. The Gongwer News Service reports that Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette got authority from the Michigan Court of Appeals to call a multi-county grand jury on Friday.

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8:08 pm
Mon February 4, 2013

About 150 Kalamazoo College students and staff receive medication after student dies of bacterial meningitis

Emily Stillman passed away Sunday morning. No additional cases of meningitis have been reported.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Kalamazoo College officials say they have administered oral prophylactic medication to about 150 students, faculty and staff who say they had been in close contact with Emily Stillman. Stillman, 19, a Kalamazoo College sophomore, died Sunday from complications due to bacterial meningitis.
Bacterial Meningitis death
8:18 am
Mon February 4, 2013

Kalamazoo College responds to death of student from bacterial meningitis

Stetson Chapel
Credit WMUK - file photo

A 19 year old Kalamazoo College student has died from bacterial meningitis. Emily Stillman died early Sunday morning of complications from the disease. 

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6:20 am
Mon February 4, 2013

Kalamazoo College student who died of meningitis remembered by fellow students

Kalamazoo College officials say no other cases of bacterial meningitis have been identified on campus
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
Stillman was funny, she was sarcastic, she was overwhelming. She was the one who would say what everyone else wouldn't. But most importantly, she was just Emily. "You just feel her when she walks into a room," Caddow said. "You just know Emily Stillman is there."