Meningitis

Massachusetts Shuts Down Another Compounding Pharmacy

There were sterility concerns after a surprise inspection prompted by the nationwide meningitis outbreak.

Posted Monday, October 29, 2012

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Unprecedented 'Black Mold' Meningitis a Challenge

Never before has this particular fungus been found to cause meningitis.

Posted Friday, October 26, 2012

Tennessee Doctor Credited with Cracking Meningitis Outbreak Mystery

Extra tests on spinal tap fluid showed the presence of Aspergillus fumigatus.

Posted Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Meningitis Outbreak Toll: 317 Cases, 24 Deaths

Cases have been reported in 17 states.

Posted Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Four More Die in Meningitis Outbreak

19 dead among 247 sickened in 15 states.

Posted Wednesday, October 17, 2012

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FDA: Pharmacy's Other Drugs May be Causing Illness

It's been under scrutiny since a rare fungal form of meningitis was linked to its steroid shots.

Posted Tuesday, October 16, 2012

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At CDC, Scientists Fight to Halt Deadly Meningitis Outbreak

More than 200 people in 14 states have been sickened and 15 have died.

Posted Monday, October 15, 2012

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FDA Regulation of Pharmacies Has Knotty History

This isn't the first time Congress has pushed for more authority over the industry.

Posted Friday, October 12, 2012

Lawmakers Seek More Regulation of Compounded Drugs

This comes in the wake of a deadly meningitis outbreak linked to contaminated injections.

Posted Wednesday, October 10, 2012


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