ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 05, 2012
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(Studio: Richard Besser) The fears over an outbreak of meningitis from tainted steroid shots for back pain examined; details given about CDC actions and about compound pharmacies operating without federal oversight. [Steroid injection patient Patsy BIVINS, widow of possible victim Sharon WINGATE- comment on meningitis.] [Vanderbilt Medical Center Dr. William SCHAFFNER- comments on the compounding pharmacies not under FDA supervision.] Medical advice on the steroid injections discussed.
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