Tue., October 23, 2012 2:51pm
Public health officials say they've confirmed the first Georgia case of fungal meningitis linked to steroid injections for back pain produced by a Massachusetts pharmacy. Georgia thus becomes the 17th state in an outbreak that has sickened nearly 300 people and killed 23.
Fri., October 19, 2012 3:12pm
Georgia officials call the nationwide outbreak of fungal meningitis unprecedented. So far, 21 people across the country have died of the disease after receiving epidural steroid injections. The investigation is expanding.
Wed., October 17, 2012 2:36pm
The State Health Department says the list of medications possibly contaminated in a fungal meningitis outbreak is expanding. 32 thousand doctors and physician’s assistants across Georgia are warning patients who may now be at risk.
Thu., October 4, 2012 6:21pm
Georgia health officials are helping to notify more than 150 people who may have received steroids produced by a firm tied to a meningitis outbreak.