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Ty'Niajah Devonshire

Health Officials: Student’s Death Not Linked To National Meningitis Outbreak

Another possible case of meningitis could be to blame for the death of a high school student in Anne Arundel County.

12/13/2012

Patricia Pugh

Harford Co. Woman Discusses Her Ordeal With Fungal Meningitis Linked To Tainted Steroid Injection

The nationwide meningitis outbreak linked to one Massachusetts pharmacy is quietly growing even more deadly. Four more people have died in the last week and 50 new cases have been reported. As more people die from getting tainted steroid shots, a Maryland woman reveals her panic when she kept getting sicker and no one knew why.

11/01/2012

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Pharmacy Linked To Meningitis Outbreak Has Long History Of Violations

The pharmacy linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak in Maryland was warned about safety lapses and failed to follow standard procedures to keep drugs safe. That’s from a new investigation.

10/24/2012

New England Compounding Center

Pharmacy At Center Of Meningitis Outbreak Ordered To Shut Down

There were dirty floors and fungus at the Massachusetts pharmacy that distributed tens of thousands of contaminated steroid shots. Nearly two dozen people have died from meningitis linked to the shots and now that facility is ordered to shut down.

10/24/2012

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Meningitis Victims Face Long, Uncertain Recovery

Vilinda York lies in her Florida hospital bed, facing a dry-erase board that lists in green marker her name, her four doctors and a smiley face.

10/20/2012

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FDA: Fungus In Tainted Steroids And Patients Match

The fungus found in tainted steroid shots matches the one behind the national meningitis outbreak that has killed 20 people, federal health officials said Thursday.

10/18/2012

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Health Officials Report 15 Infected With Meningitis In Md.; 4 More States Report Cases

A meningitis outbreak continues to spiral. Health officials in Maryland are now confirming a fifteenth case of the disease.

10/14/2012

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At CDC, Scientists Fight To Halt A Deadly Outbreak

Scattered across the carefully landscaped main campus of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are the staff on the front lines fighting a rare outbreak of fungal meningitis: A scientist in a white lab coat peers through a microscope at fungi on a glass slide. In another room, another researcher uses what looks like a long, pointed eye dropper to suck up DNA samples that will be tested for the suspect fungus.

10/14/2012

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Md. Reports 15th Case Of Meningitis Linked To Shot

The number of meningitis cases linked to steroid injections for back pain is continuing to grow in Maryland and nationwide.

10/13/2012

Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012

Saturday is the Baltimore Marathon! Also, Dr. Bill discusses the fungal meningitis outbreak.

10/13/2012

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Mass. Pharmacy Founder Had Background In Recycling

The pharmacy linked to the nation’s deadly outbreak of meningitis is owned by two brothers-in-law who brought different but complementary skills to the venture: One’s a pharmacist, the other a risk-taking businessman who made his mark recycling old computers, fishing rope and mattresses.

10/13/2012

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13 Cases Of Meningitis Linked To Steroid Shots Now Reported In Md.

The number of Marylanders infected with fungal meningitis is going up.

10/11/2012

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