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And drug administration now expanding their investigation into that deadly meningitis outbreak spreading across the nation.
The Centers for Disease Control has confirmed at least 214.
Cases of this disease.
Late to epidural steroid injections.
Jonathan Serrie is -- Atlanta so.
-- expanded investigation now meantime offense.
Yeah hi Martha wealthy New England compounding -- had already voluntarily recalled all of its products but what you're going to see is expanded monitoring.
Of patients not only the ones who received this original epidural steroid in question but also those who would receive.
Back pain steroid produced by NE CC as well as a drug that the pharmacy produce -- used during heart surgery and a drug used.
The NE CC has also voluntarily suspend -- surrendered its license to do business in Tennessee.
That's the state hardest hit by this outbreak a Tennessee woman who claims she acquired fungal meningitis.
After receiving -- back pain injection has filed a lawsuit against the pharmacy accused in the pharmacy of negligence resulting in stroke.
And permanent disability.
The Massachusetts pharmacy also faces a class action lawsuit from a Minnesota woman.
Who it made similar allegations so some legal trouble ahead for this New England compounding senator mark.
She sounds like -- I understand there out of some new warnings out there.
Yet they are indeed while the vast majority of these cases involve fungal meningitis linked to these lower back.
Injections of the steroid metal -- -- this alone acetate a couple of non fungal meningitis infections.
These are fungal infections but not meningitis have been linked to injections to the joint searches elbows and knees officials are also investigating a possible case of meningitis in a patient who received.
A second type of drug injected to the spine -- the FDA continues to investigate -- -- -- and thank you for the update.
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