Ohio Department of Health http://wmub.org en Health officials being extra cautious as they monitor meningitis outbreak http://wmub.org/post/health-officials-being-extra-cautious-they-monitor-meningitis-outbreak <p>Health officials continue to keep a close watch on the meningitis outbreak linked to recalled steroid injections.&nbsp;</p><p>The Ohio Department of Health recently published a Food and Drug Administration list of 64 facilities in the state that received products of any kind from the New England Compounding Center.&nbsp; But ODH spokeswoman Tessie Pollock says this is a precaution since, so far, only 3 lots of one particular steroid from NECC have been linked to the fungal meningitis.</p> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 17:21:18 +0000 Mark Heyne 5168 at http://wmub.org Health officials being extra cautious as they monitor meningitis outbreak First in Ohio to die in 2012 of WNV is Hamilton Co man http://wmub.org/post/first-ohio-die-2012-wnv-hamilton-co-man <P align=left>The Ohio Department of Health reports a Hamilton County man has died from West Nile Virus.</P> <P align=left>The 76 year old man had been hospitalized with encephalitis and is the first person in Ohio to die from West Nile Virus this year. It's unclear if he was one of two cases <A href="http://www.hamiltoncountyhealth.org/en/">Hamilton County Public Health </A>reported last week from the western side of town.</P> <P align=left>So far this year 49 Ohioans have contracted West Nile Virus and there have been nearly&nbsp;1,000 positive mosquito samples. Wed, 29 Aug 2012 21:09:09 +0000 Ann Thompson 3283 at http://wmub.org First in Ohio to die in 2012 of WNV is Hamilton Co man West Nile infects two people in Hamilton County http://wmub.org/post/west-nile-infects-two-people-hamilton-county <p align="LEFT">Add Hamilton County to the list of places in Ohio which have identified human cases of the West Nile Virus.</p><p align="LEFT"><a href="http://www.hamiltoncountyhealth.org/files/files/Press%20Releases/West_Nile_1st_Human_082112.pdf">Hamilton County </a>reports two cases coming from the western side of town. That brings the number of <a href="http://www.odh.ohio.gov/en/features/odhfeatures/Mosquitoes/West%20Nile%20Virus%20Updates.aspx">Ohio </a>cases to eleven.</p> Wed, 22 Aug 2012 18:31:31 +0000 Ann Thompson 2909 at http://wmub.org West Nile infects two people in Hamilton County