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Crookston Times - Crookston, MN
  • Recalled steroid in outbreak went to 23 states, including Minnesota

  • The steroid medication suspected in an outbreak of a rare kind of meningitis was shipped to 23 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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  • The steroid medication suspected in an outbreak of a rare kind of meningitis was shipped to 23 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The specialty pharmacy that made the steroid, New England Compounding Center of Framingham, Mass., recalled three lots of the drug last week and has shut down operations.
    States that received shipments of the recalled steroid:
    California
    Connecticut
    Florida
    Georgia
    Idaho
    Illinois
    Indiana
    Maryland
    Michigan
    Minnesota
    Nevada
    New Hampshire
    New Jersey
    New York
    North Carolina
    Ohio
    Pennsylvania
    Rhode Island
    South Carolina
    Tennessee
    Virginia
    Texas
    West Virginia
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    Online:
    CDC: http://www.cdc.gov/meningitis/fungal.html

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