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.
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.
Fri., October 5, 2012 4:25pm
A surgery center in Macon administered steroids to 189 people using drugs that have been tied to a nationwide meningitis outbreak blamed for five deaths. Health officials said Friday that the Forsyth Street Ambulatory Surgery Center received steroids produced by New England Compounding Center.