Tag Archives: meningitis

Where's the Vaccine for Meningitis B?

The bacterial meningitis outbreak at Princeton University in recent weeks has raised questions about why there is no vaccine in US to prevent this deadly disease, when such a therapy is approved in Europe and Australia. The current Princeton health danger prompted the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to request emergency import of […]
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Compounded Drug Crisis Spotlights Regulatory Confusion

Compounded drug crisis spotlights regulatory confusion The call for stiffer FDA regulation of compounded drugs has been reignited by a national fungal meningitis outbreak. Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported 7 deaths linked to contaminated vials of steroid injectables from a Massachusetts compounding operation. 91 people have been taken ill, […]
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