NEW YORK (Reuters) – The year started in the United States with a mild flu season but ended up being marked by deadly outbreaks of fungal meningitis, West Nile virus and Hantavirus. Tainted steroid medication has been cited as the cause of the meningitis outbreak that killed 39 people
The potential scope of the meningitis outbreak that has killed at least five people widened dramatically Thursday as health officials warned that hundreds, perhaps thousands, of patients who got steroid back injections in 23 states could be at risk.
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Hundreds seen at risk in meningitis outbreak
DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Good news for residents in Dallas County. On Thursday, Dallas County Health and Human Services announced that they received another shipment of the meningitis vaccine. Last week DCHHS had run out of
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DCHHS Gets New Shipment Of Meningitis Vaccine
Thanks to heavy demand, the Dallas County Health Department is out of the meningitis vaccine.
Dallas County Health and Human Services said Friday that they are out of the meningitis vaccine for the Adult Safety Net program.
DCHHS Out of Low-Cost Meningitis Vaccine
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