A Loyola University Maryland undergraduate student is in serious but stable condition at a local hospital following a bacterial meningitis diagnosis.
Maryland health officials who learned of a potential link between a spinal steroid shot and cases of fungal meningitis waited nearly a week before alerting the general public.
Another possible case of meningitis could be to blame for the death of a high school student in Anne Arundel County.
Health scare in an Anne Arundel County high school. A student died from a possible case of bacterial meningitis. Now the school system has put out a warning to parents.
The meningitis outbreak that flared up at the beginning of fall has not gone away. A second person in Maryland has died.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that there has been another death in Maryland from fungal meningitis related to recalled medications.
The head of the Food and Drug Administration asked Congress Wednesday for more authority to police pharmacies like the one that triggered a deadly meningitis outbreak, even as lawmakers questioned why the agency didn’t do more with its existing powers.
House lawmakers investigating a nationwide outbreak of deadly meningitis have summoned the head of the Food and Drug Administration to testify at the first congressional hearing on the issue next week.
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.
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.
The FDA is providing the New England Compounding Center customer list. Click on the link for the full list.
More cases of meningitis and more deaths. WJZ has new details about the outbreak linked to tainted steroid injections: The maker of the drug was warned about the potential for disaster.