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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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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

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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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16 Meningitis Outbreak Cases Reported In Md.; Death Total Rises To 19

The number of cases linked to a meningitis outbreak continues to rise. Nationwide, four more deaths have been reported since just Tuesday, bringing the total to 19, including one Marylander.

10/17/2012

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Md. Reports 16th Case Of Meningitis Linked To Steroid Shot

The number of meningitis cases linked to steroid injections for back pain continues to grow in Maryland.

10/16/2012

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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

Patricia Pugh

Woman Hospitalized After Meningitis Outbreak Speaks With WJZ

More cases of meningitis from tainted steroids. Tuesday, the CDC reported another three deaths, bringing the death toll to 11. Here in Maryland, affected families are on edge.

10/09/2012

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Steroid-Related Meningitis Cases Rise To 105; 5 Cases Reported In Maryland

Meningitis cases caused by contaminated injections have climbed to 105 nationally with an eighth death confirmed by the Centers for Disease Control.

10/08/2012

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Centers For Disease Control: More Than 90 People Sick With Meningitis

As of Sunday, the death toll from the meningitis outbreak stands at seven.

10/08/2012

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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.

10/05/2012

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Meningitis Outbreak Traced To Steroid Used To Relieve Back Pain; Health Officials Brace For More Cases

Injected to relieve pain, a steroid contaminated with meningitis has killed five people in the U.S., including one right here in Maryland. And nationally, as many as 900 people may have received a potentially dangerous injection.

10/04/2012

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