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Meningitis (INACTIVE)

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  • Maryland clinics respond to meningitis outbreak

    Maryland clinics respond to meningitis outbreak
    As attention from a multistate outbreak of meningitis centered on a Massachusetts specialty pharmacy on Thursday, Maryland clinics reached out to hundreds of patients who may have received injections of the steroid linked to the cases. The outbreak has...
  • Harford epidural patients could be at risk for rare meningitis

    Patients who received epidural spinal injections at three Harford County facilities could be at risk of developing a rare fungal meningitis, according to a new warning from the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Two Maryland residents have...
  • 14th meningitis case reported in Maryland

    Health officials confirmed a 14th fungal meningitis case in Maryland on Friday as an outbreak of the disease continues to spread across the country. Confirmed meningitis cases reached 184 nationwide. They are thought to stem from three batches of...
  • 15th meningitis case reported in Maryland

    Health officials Saturday confirmed a 15th fungal meningitis case in Maryland as a multi-state outbreak of the disease linked to a steroid injection continued to spread. Meningitis cases have reached 198 in 13 states. One person in Maryland has died,...
  • Meningitis cases reach 16 in Maryland

    Another fungal meningitis case has been reported in Maryland, bringing the total number of infections tied to tainted steroids in the state to 16. The tally has doubled over the past week, and it has nearly doubled nationwide as well, according to the...
  • Johns Hopkins doctors outline meningitis death

    Johns Hopkins doctors outline meningitis death
    The rapid decline in health and ultimate death of a woman from fungal meningitis at Johns Hopkins Hospital after she'd received a tainted steroid injection was outlined by a team of Hopkins doctors in a medical journal article released online Thursday....
  • 89 MD facilities bought drugs from company involved in meningitis outbreak

    89 MD facilities bought drugs from company involved in meningitis outbreak
    The Food and Drug Administration released a new list of more than 3,000 hospitals that bought drugs from the company at the center of a nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak, including 89 facilities in Maryland. The drugs bought by Maryland facilities...
  • 89 Md. facilities bought drugs from firm linked to meningitis outbreak

    89 Md. facilities bought drugs from firm linked to meningitis outbreak
    The federal Food and Drug Administration identified 89 medical facilities in Maryland that bought drugs from the Massachusetts manufacturer being investigated for a national fungal meningitis outbreak. The facilities are among more than 3,000 in numerous...
  • Medicine that kills

    Medicine that kills
    That a batch of tainted vials from a single company could put thousands of people across the country at risk for a deadly form of meningitis is a sign the system for regulating pharmacies that mix drug compounds and ship them nationwide needs to be...
  • Maryland braces for more meningitis cases

    Maryland braces for more meningitis cases
    Maryland could see new cases of meningitis for a month or more as health officials continue to search for new and past cases of the disease, which has sickened 50 people in several states who received injections of a tainted steroid. In the cases...
  • Maryland health officials critical of compounding pharmacies in JAMA report

    State health officials in an article in the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association criticized the oversight of compounding pharmacies and said the facilities need to take more responsibility in protecting patients from tainted drugs. The...
  • Mold, bacteria found in pharmacy linked to meningitis outbreak

    Mold, bacteria found in pharmacy linked to meningitis outbreak
    The Massachusetts pharmacy at the heart of a probe into a deadly meningitis outbreak may have violated federal health laws, U.S. Food and Drug Administration investigators said Friday, saying mold and bacteria were found in areas where drugs were mixed....