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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...
Warning Expands for Tainted Injections
NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials have broadened their warning to doctors about other medicines made by a specialty pharmacy linked to a meningitis outbreak. The Food and Drug Administration took the step Monday because of reports of new illnesses that may be tied to other products made by the …
1st Case of Meningitis Reported in Idaho
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho health officials say an eastern Idaho man has been diagnosed with fungal meningitis after receiving a steroid injection commonly used to treat back pain. The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare said this is the first Idaho illness linked to a national outbreak that…