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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...
Tags: Steroids, Bones and Joints, Arthritis
Four more Marylanders have developed fungal meningitis after receiving a steriod injection for back pain as a national outbreak has grown to 170 victims in several states. In Maryland, 13 people have been diagnosed with the rare disease and 1,500 could...
Tags: Back Pain, Diseases and Illnesses
Technicians at the Cape Apothecary compounding pharmacy in Annapolis spend their days mixing drugs that are no longer sold commercially or creating specialized batches of medicine for patients such as children who can't handle the normal dose. Federal...
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Hand, foot and mouth disease is a common ailment often picked up by children in day care. While it may make for a cranky child, Dr. Benjamin N. Lockshin, a Silver Spring dermatologist who also teaches at Georgetown University and the Johns Hopkins...
Maryland health officials said Monday that two more patients have developed meningitis in the state after receiving a steroid injection for back pain in an outbreak that has hit nearly two dozen states. Both patients are alive, but no additional...
Maryland health officials said Monday that two more people in the state have developed meningitis after receiving a steroid injection for back pain, as an outbreak that has afflicted 105 people nationwide continues to grow. Five people in Maryland have...
Much of Johns Hopkins epidemiologist Jason Farley's recent research has focused on an evolving medical crisis: How to stop the spread of bacteria that have adapted immunity to most antibiotics. To stop it the medical community needs to track it. He's...
Maryland health officials on Saturday announced a third patient has developed meningitis in the state after receiving a steroid injection in September. More cases were found across the country, bringing the total to more than 60. The person is alive, but...
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...
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...
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