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Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Could Have Been Worse: CDC
Lessons From Meningitis
Founder and President, National Minority Quality Forum
The recent outbreak of fungal meningitis, which has resulted in a steadily increasing number of deaths, crystalizes the importance of vigilant regulation of the pharmaceutical industry and affirms the need for swift correctional mechanisms in the case of tainted medicines.
Nearly 500 Cases In Meningitis Outbreak
Congress Must Step in to Prevent Another Deadly Meningitis Outbreak
Lynn R. Goldman
Dean of Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George...
Lawmakers will hold the first hearings this week to investigate the deadly outbreak of meningitis in the United States. Those hearings represent a step in the right direction, but Congress must follow up with legislative action -- or run the risk that this outbreak will be followed by others.
323 Sickened, 24 Dead In Meningitis Outbreak
The Meningitis Outbreak: Don't Expect Miracles From the FDA
Center for Justice and Democracy at New York Law School
The good news for states is drug industry immunity only kicks in if the drugs in question are FDA-approved. And thanks to the first-rate influence-peddling and lobbying prowess of compounding pharmacists, the tainted steroid shots at issue today are free and clear of FDA regulation.
231 Now Sickened, 15 Dead in Meningitis Outbreak
214 Sick, 15 Dead In Meningitis Outbreak
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