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Laura Benson

Pikesville Artist Injected With Contaminated Steroid Paints Through The Pain

She’s a talented artist who’s overcoming chronic pain by pursuing her childhood dream. It’s been a long, hard road for this mother of two.

03/21/2014

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Loyola University Maryland Student Hospitalized With Meningitis

A Loyola University Maryland undergraduate student is in serious but stable condition at a local hospital following a bacterial meningitis diagnosis.

02/07/2013

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Md. Waited To Alert General Public On Meningitis

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.

01/30/2013

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

Glen Burnie High School

Meningitis May Be To Blame For Glen Burnie Student’s Death

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.

12/12/2012

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Second Md. Resident Dies In Meningitis Outbreak

The meningitis outbreak that flared up at the beginning of fall has not gone away. A second person in Maryland has died.

12/11/2012

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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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FDA Seeks More Authority Amid Meningitis Outbreak

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.

11/15/2012

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FDA Chief Will Testify At First Meningitis Hearing

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.

11/06/2012

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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

Fungal Meningitis Update: FDA Provides Customer List

The FDA is providing the New England Compounding Center customer list. Click on the link for the full list.

10/23/2012

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