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Meningitis Outbreak Kills Seven

Pharmacy voluntarily recalls all products, two deaths in D.C. region



    Meningitis Outbreak Kills Seven
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    Seven deaths -- including one in Maryland and Virginia -- are linked to a meningitis outbreak, according the Centers for Disease Control.

    The pharmacy that distributed a contaminated steroid is now voluntarily recalling all of its products.
    The New England Compounding Center said the move is just a precaution. There is no indication any other products were contaminated.
    The CDC reported 91 cases of fungal meningitis in 9 states connected to the Massachusetts health facility.
    The patients were all treated with contaminated steroids for back pain.