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Concern Over Possible Gypsy Moth Outbreak In Md.

Maryland officials are concerned about a possible gypsy moth outbreak in parts of the state.

05/11/2013

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Tech Charged In Hep C Outbreak Seeks Trial Delay

A former hospital technician charged with stealing drugs and infecting patients with hepatitis C wants his trial delayed until at least next April, in part because the public defenders representing him say federal budget cuts will force them to take more than a dozen days off in the coming months.

04/11/2013

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Tainted Pizza Recalled At More Than A Dozen Harford Co. Schools

Harford County public schools have told parents that food served in the cafeterias of more than a dozen schools was recalled because of possible E. coli contamination.

04/05/2013

David Kwiatkowski

Loopholes Allowed Health Care Worker To Transmit Hepatitis C To Patients

He’s accused of exposing nearly 2,000 patients to hepatitis, including several in Maryland. Now a new report details how a healthcare worker lied to keep working at hospitals in eight different states.

03/21/2013

David Kwiatkowski

Hepatitis C Report Finds Gaps In Regulations: Maryland Urges Better Licensing

Changes are likely coming after authorities find a former Maryland hospital worker infects almost half a dozen patients in the state with hepatitis C.

03/20/2013

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Feds Indict 4 In Peanut Butter Salmonella Outbreak

Nine people died from tainted peanut butter that may have been intentionally shipped.

02/26/2013

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‘Outbreak’ Prepares To Perform For New Year’s Eve Spectacular

As we break into 2013, one band will ring revelers into the New Year.

12/26/2012

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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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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 Warned Mass. Pharmacy Linked To Meningitis Outbreak Of ‘Possible Contamination’ In 2006

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.

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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Another Meningitis Case Reported In Md.; Mass. Compounding Center Under Scrutiny

An 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.

10/10/2012

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