Archive for October 2012

Deadly Fungal Meningitis Linked To Tainted Injections In 23 States

Thousands of patients in 23 states received injections of what likely was a tainted batch of steroid epidurals produced by New England Compounding Center of Framingham, Massachusetts. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has overseen the recall of 17,676 doses shipped in July when a serious fungal meningitis outbreak began blossoming, sickening 91 patients and killing 7 as of October 8, 2012. The Centers for Disease Control has been working…

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