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Meningitis Supply Limited As Demand Increases In Dallas

Dallas County Health and Human Services announced that it has a limited amount of the Adult Safety Net Program meningitis vaccine for $10.

08/16/2013

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Meningitis Outbreak Highlights Need For Compounding Pharmacy Oversight

More than 400 people have been sickened by contaminated steroid shots distributed by the compounding pharmacy, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Thirty deaths have been reported.

CBS 11–11/06/2012

The New England Compounding Center is shown here on October 5, 2012 in Framingham, Massachusetts. The pharmacy is currently being investigated for producing a contaminated steroid shot that included the meningitis fungus that has killed at least five people. (credit: Getty Images)

Exclusive: Woman Files First Lawsuit In Texas In Meningitis Outbreak

Lori Cavanaugh is one of the 14,000 people across the country to receive a steroid injection supplied by the pharmacy tied to the meningitis outbreak.

CBS 11–10/26/2012

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FDA Lists Customers Of Pharmacy Tied To Meningitis Outbreak

Dozens of North Texas clinics and healthcare centers were customers of a Massachusetts pharmacy at the center of a nationwide meningitis outbreak.

10/23/2012

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Dallas Hospitals Reassure Patients Meds Are Safe

Don’t worry. That’s the word from local healthcare officials after the government released a customer list for a pharmaceutical company at the center of a fatal meningitis outbreak tied to tainted steroid injections.

CBS 11–10/23/2012

The New England Compounding Center is shown here on October 5, 2012 in Framingham, Massachusetts. The pharmacy is currently being investigated for producing a contaminated steroid shot that included the meningitis fungus that has killed at least five people. (credit: Getty Images)

Meningitis Outbreak Expected To Spread

A medical expert tells CBS 11 that the meningitis outbreak that has killed 15 people so far is nowhere near its end.

CBS 11–10/16/2012

The New England Compounding Center is shown here on October 5, 2012 in Framingham, Massachusetts. The pharmacy is currently being investigated for producing a contaminated steroid shot that included the meningitis fungus that has killed at least five people. (credit: Getty Images)

Another Death Reported In Meningitis Outbreak

Federal health officials are reporting the death toll from an outbreak of a rare fungal meningitis has risen to 15.

10/13/2012

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

The New England Compounding Center is shown here on October 5, 2012 in Framingham, Massachusetts. The pharmacy is currently being investigated for producing a contaminated steroid shot that included the meningitis fungus that has killed at least five people. (credit: Getty Images)

North Texans Injected With Steroid Linked To Meningitis Outbreak

More than 100 North Texans have been notified they did receive an injection from the medication involved in nationwide meningitis outbreak.

10/05/2012

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Texas Among States With Drug Linked To Outbreak

Texas is among 23 states that received shipments of a steroid used to treat back pain but is now linked to a rare fungal meningitis outbreak.

10/04/2012