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Second Fungal Meningitis Death Reported In Md.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that there has been another death in Maryland from fungal meningitis related to recalled medications.

12/10/2012

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Hopkins Researchers Stress The Importance Of Quick Diagnosis In Meningitis Cases

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has determined that fungus found in tainted steroid shots matches the one behind the national outbreak. At the same time, a major health institution in Maryland has formulated vital information for treatment.

10/19/2012

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16 Meningitis Outbreak Cases Reported In Md.; Death Total Rises To 19

The number of cases linked to a meningitis outbreak continues to rise. Nationwide, four more deaths have been reported since just Tuesday, bringing the total to 19, including one Marylander.

10/17/2012

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FDA Probes Salmonella That Has Sickened 90 People

Federal health officials are investigating a growing outbreak of salmonella that has sickened 90 people in 19 states and the District of Columbia, according to a Food and Drug Administration memo.

04/04/2012

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6 Sickened By Baby Turtles In Md.

Maryland health officials are warning people to take care when handling baby animals after six people fell ill after being exposed to baby turtles.

04/04/2012

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