News tagged with fungal meningitis
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(AP)—Health officials say they have now confirmed more than 90 cases of a rare fungal meningitis that has been linked to a steroid commonly used to ease back pain.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP)—As many as 13,000 people received steroid shots suspected in a U.S. meningitis outbreak, health officials said Monday. But it's not clear how many are in danger.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The death toll in the United States from an unprecedented outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to a contaminated drug has climbed to 23 people, health officials said Saturday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
An outbreak of fungal meningitis has been linked to steroid shots for back pain. The medication, made by a specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts, has been recalled.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new article being published early online in Annals of Internal Medicine describes the diagnosis and treatment protocol established in a Roanoke, Va. hospital to care for dozens of patients presenting with suspected fungal ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0