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2nd North Texan Contacts Meningitis From Tainted Steroid Shots

A North Texas man has become the latest to contract meningitis after receiving a tainted steroid shot mixed at a now discredited New England pharmacy.

CBS 11–11/05/2012

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