All victims so far received spinal steroid shots for back pain, which is a highly common treatment option, but officials wonder and question of the victim list stops there. Officials report that as of Thursday, they realized that hundreds If not...
Deval Patrick 's beleaguered health department already reeling from an evidence-tampering crisis at the state drug lab now faces a new wave of intense scrutiny after a terrifying nationwide outbreak of fungal meningitis tied to a Bay State pharmacy.
Updated 59 minutes ago Text size F ungal meningitis is a rare disease that can be fatal if left untreated. The disease is caused when the spores of a fungus often found in the dirt, air or bird or bat droppings spread through the bloodstream and...
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A compounding pharmacy linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak that has sickened 91 people in nine U.S. states said Sunday it had widened its recall of products...Massachusetts -- doing business as New England Compounding Center -- said out of an...
More than 90 people have contracted fungal meningitis linked to a steroid commonly used in back injections, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The agency said seven people have died from the disease, CBS News reported Sunday.
06 AFP Photo / Joe Raedle RT on A deadly meningitis outbreak has swept across parts of America, killing seven people and leaving 91 ill. The number of infections, caused by contaminated steroid injections, has more than doubled since Friday.