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Bacteria Found in Pharmacy Linked to Deadly Meningitis
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health inspectors say they found bacteria and mold growing in rooms that were supposed to be kept sterile at the pharmacy linked to a deadly outbreak of meningitis. The Food and Drug Administration has released its initial report after investigating the New England Co…
Never Used Steroid Meds found with Fungus
NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials have confirmed that a fungus behind a meningitis outbreak has also been found in unopened vials of steroid medication. The Food and Drug Administration said the fungus was in one lot of vials made in August by the New England Compounding Center of Framingham, M…
More Die from Fungus tainted Injections
NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say four more people have died in the national meningitis outbreak, bringing the number of deaths to 19. The deaths are among the 247 people in 15 states sickened in the outbreak, which has been tied to steroid shots for back pain...
Meningitis Reports Rise, None In Idaho
NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say the number of people sickened by a deadly meningitis outbreak has now reached 105 cases. The number of deaths rose by one to eight, with another fatality in Tennessee. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated the count on Monday...
Motorcycle Deaths Up
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Federal highway safety officials say motorcycle fatalities in Idaho are up more than 50 percent compared to same time last year. The Post Register reports preliminary data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows 13 motorcycle-related deaths in Id…
Traffic Fatalities Up In U.S.
(KLIX)-Motor vehicle traffic fatalities are up across the nation. The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration has released its estimates for the first quarter
of the year. According NHTSA deaths are up 13.5% for the beginning of the year,
January through March...