The Meningitis Outbreak – Are You Safe?
In review, 2012 was a year like any other – there were highpoints and low points – and perhaps one of the most frightening events was from the outbreak of fungal meningitis which was first reported in late September in Tennessee.
To date, the outbreak has infected a total of 620 people in 19 states, with 39 deaths resulting. The Center for Disease Control was able to quickly and successfully linked the outbreak to tainted steroid injections from a Massachusetts pharmacy. (more…)