Patient Sues Blue Bell Over SicknessA former Houston resident said that he contracted listeria-related meningitis after eating Blue Bell ice cream. Now, he is suing the Texas company for negligence.
Meningitis Supply Limited As Demand Increases In DallasDallas County Health and Human Services announced that it has a limited amount of the Adult Safety Net Program meningitis vaccine for $10.
Invasive Giant African Land Snail Spotted In TexasIt’s a first for Texas – and not in a good way. Officials in Houston are worried after a giant African land snail was found in someone’s backyard. The snails can destroy vegetation and crops, and even eat through the stucco on homes.
A Mother's Plea To The First LadyEbonie Conner, mother of a teen battling the effects of the West Nile Virus, said she may soon have the chance to change people's perceptions about the virus.
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.
Report: FDA Wanted To Close Meningitis Outbreak Pharmacy In 2003Nearly a decade ago, federal health inspectors wanted to shut down the pharmacy linked to a recent deadly meningitis outbreak until it cleaned up its operations.
Meningitis Outbreak Highlights Need For Compounding Pharmacy OversightMore 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.
2nd North Texan Contacts Meningitis From Tainted Steroid ShotsA North Texas man has become the latest to contract meningitis after receiving a tainted steroid shot mixed at a now discredited New England pharmacy.
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.
FDA Lists Customers Of Pharmacy Tied To Meningitis OutbreakDozens of North Texas clinics and healthcare centers were customers of a Massachusetts pharmacy at the center of a nationwide meningitis outbreak.
Dallas Hospitals Reassure Patients Meds Are SafeDon’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.
FDA Pulls List Related To Meningitis OutbreakThe FDA released -- and later retracted -- a list that included more medical facilities across the country that received medicines from the company linked to the meningitis outbreak.
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