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Man Relapsed After Treatment for Meningitis Tied to Tainted Injections

Posted 29 May 2013 by

WEDNESDAY, May 29 – Since the start of last year's outbreak of fungal meningitis cases linked to tainted steroid injections, federal health officials have recommended three to six months of antifungal therapy to combat potentially fatal infections. But health officials reported Wednesday that an 80-year-old man received four-and-a-half months of antifungal therapy and seemed cured, only to ...

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