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2 Texas Patients Who Received Recalled Drug Die

Texas health officials say no link has been found between a compounded drug and the death of two patients who developed blood infections after receiving it before its recall.

08/14/2013

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Owner Of Meningitis-Linked Pharmacy Takes Fifth

The owner and director of the specialty pharmacy tied to a deadly meningitis outbreak declined to testify Wednesday morning before a congressional committee investigating the matter.

11/14/2012

New England Compounding Center, shown on October 5, 2012. The pharmacy is currently being investigated for producing a contaminated steroid shot that included the meningitis fungus. (credit: Getty Images)

A Closer Look At Compounding Pharmacies

A deadly meningitis outbreak linked to steroid shots has grown. The multi state outbreak shines a spotlight on compounding pharmacies. What are they and are they safe?

CBS 11–10/08/2012