Harford Co. Woman Discusses Her Ordeal With Fungal Meningitis Linked To Tainted Steroid InjectionThe 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.
Pharmacy Linked To Meningitis Outbreak Has Long History Of ViolationsThe 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.
Pharmacy At Center Of Meningitis Outbreak Ordered To Shut DownThere 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.
Fungal Meningitis Update: FDA Provides Customer ListThe FDA is providing the New England Compounding Center customer list. Click on the link for the full list.
FDA Warned Mass. Pharmacy Linked To Meningitis Outbreak Of 'Possible Contamination' In 2006More 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.
FDA: Fungus In Tainted Steroids And Patients MatchThe fungus found in tainted steroid shots matches the one behind the national meningitis outbreak that has killed 20 people, federal health officials said Thursday.
Mass. Pharmacy Founder Had Background In RecyclingThe 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.
Another Meningitis Case Reported In Md.; Mass. Compounding Center Under ScrutinyAn outbreak of fungal meningitis has now sickened nine people in Maryland and killed one. Nationally, the death toll now stands at 12, with 137 ill.
More Than 90 People Sick With Meningitis; Pharmacy Linked To Outbreak Issues Wide RecallHealth officials say they have now confirmed more than 90 cases of a rare fungal meningitis that has been linked to a steroid commonly used to ease back pain.
Meningitis Outbreak Death Toll Rises To 7; Third Case Confirmed In MarylandMaryland health workers have confirmed one new meningitis case was found in the state. This comes as the death toll rises to seven. Now, doctors are scrambling to notify patients in nine states and Maryland is on that list.
Patients Injected With Contaminated Steroid Demand Answers After Meningitis Kills 1 In Md.The number of people nationwide becoming sick from meningitis is growing. Five people are dead, including one person here in Maryland. It's all been traced to contaminated drugs from a Massachusetts pharmacy.