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Meningitis Mystery Solved

December 5, 2012 – 2:30 PM


Posted Wednesday, December 5, 2012 — 2:30 PM

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU START SEEING PATIENTS WHO ARE GETTING SICKER BY THE MINUTE? AND NORMAL TREATMENTS AREN’T WORKING?  VANDERBILT DOCTORS AND TECHNICIANS QUICKLY WORKED TO SOLVE THE MYSTERY SURROUNDING THE DEADLIEST OUTBREAK OF FUNGAL MENINGITIS THAT HAS EVER HIT OUR NATION.  CAROLE BARTOO TAKES US BEHIND THE SCENES TO THE LAB THAT BECAME GROUND ZERO IN THE MEDICAL PUZZLE.

Contact: Emily Pearce   ·   Amy Wolf   ·   (615) 322-2706

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