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.
Health Officials: Student's Death Not Linked To National Meningitis OutbreakAnother possible case of meningitis could be to blame for the death of a high school student in Anne Arundel County.
Meningitis May Be To Blame For Glen Burnie Student's DeathHealth 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.
Second Md. Resident Dies In Meningitis OutbreakThe meningitis outbreak that flared up at the beginning of fall has not gone away. A second person in Maryland has died.
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.
FDA Seeks More Authority Amid Meningitis OutbreakThe 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.
FDA Chief Will Testify At First Meningitis HearingHouse 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.
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.