Meningitis victims face long, uncertain recovery

OCALA, Fla. — Vilinda York lies in her Florida hospital bed, facing a dry-erase board that lists in green marker her name, her four doctors and a smiley face. Also on the board is this: “Anticipated date of discharge: NOT YET DETERMINED.” The 64-year-old contracted fungal meningitis after …

Meningitis victims face long, uncertain recovery

OCALA, Fla. — Vilinda York lies in her Florida hospital bed, facing a dry-erase board that lists in green marker her name, her four doctors and a smiley face. Also on the board is this: “Anticipated date of discharge: NOT YET DETERMINED.” The 64-year-old contracted fungal meningitis after …