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ReporterSix months after an outbreak of fungal meningitis that killed dozens of people and sickened hundreds more, many patients are still recovering. Nancy Goodfellow is one of them. The Roanoke County resident is feeling better these days, but after...
More than 40 University of Virginia students have received antibiotics after another student was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis. Executive director of student health Dr. James Turner says the infected student is recovering. Turner tells The Daily...
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The Massachusetts compounding pharmacy linked to a nationwide meningitis outbreak that has been blamed for 39 deaths and hundreds of illnesses is blaming its cleaning contractor. The Boston Globe reports that attorneys for New England Compounding Center...
WDBJ7 Anchor/ReporterWe've counting down our top 7 stories of 2012 this week. Coming in at number 3 is the story of a nationwide outbreak of fungal meningitis traced to tainted steroid shots. Several dozen cases were linked to medical facilities in Roanoke and...
A judge has told lawyers for victims of a deadly meningitis outbreak tied to a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy that she will likely grant their request for an exhaustive inspection and testing at the facility. U.S. Magistrate Judge Jennifer Boal said...
WDBJ7 ReporterThe lawsuits begin to pile up against Insight Imaging in Roanoke for injecting patients with a tainted steroid that gave dozens fungal meningitis. Many of the lawsuits allege that Insight Imaging misled patients receiving injections, telling them...
In early September, an alert healthcare worker in Tennessee discovered that her ill patient had fungus in their spinal fluid. Within a matter of days, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) were involved, and an...
The owner and director of the specialty pharmacy tied to a deadly meningitis outbreak has declined to testify before a congressional committee investigating the matter. Barry Cadden, co-founder of the New England Compound Center, told lawmakers he...
More than a decade ago, federal health inspectors wanted to shut down the pharmacy linked to a recent deadly meningitis outbreak until it cleaned up its operations, according to congressional investigators. Nearly 440 people have been sickened by...
Virginia public health officials say the number of suspected fungal meningitis cases in the state has increased to 50. That number includes three West Virginia residents and two fatal cases. A national outbreak of fungal meningitis has been linked to...
Cave Spring and Hidden Valley are both headed to the postseason. The Knights and Titans share a home field at Bogle Stadium in Roanoke County and Friday night they shared something else -- an outpouring of support for Cave Spring linebacker and punter...
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