By David Mittleman

New Worry Arises Over Contaminated Steroid Shots

You may remember last year when a compounding pharmacy was linked to steroid pain injections contaminated with fungus. The Centers for Disease Control received reports of 740 patients that were infected with Fungal Meningitis from those contaminated shots. Now those same patients may have another worry: relapses of their illness. That’s the case with at least one woman in Tennessee, who is currently undergoing treatment for a relapse of Fungal Meningitis nearly a year after her first case.

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