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Meningitis Outbreak Victims Face Complications, Long Treatment: Report

New cases of fungal meningitis linked to contaminated epidural steroids distributed by the New England Compounding Center (NECC) could be appearing as late as a year after the outbreak first began, and patients previously diagnosed with an infection are continuing to experience severe health complications and treatment with harsh antifungal drugs.  …

Fungal Infections from Recalled Injections Continue to Surface Months Later

  • Written by: Irvin Jackson
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Federal health officials warn that serious illnesses caused by contaminated epidural steroid injections, which were recalled last year amid a nationwide fungal infection outbreak, are still being reported among individuals who received the shots, and some indications suggesting that fungal meningitis and other complications may surface a year or more after exposure. …