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Medicine: Meningitis Outbreak / Compound Pharmacies #1031955

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 07, 2012
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(Studio: David Muir) The deadly outbreak of meningitis from steroid shots for back pain introduced; statistics cited.

(Studio: Mark Greenblatt) The recall of all products by the NECC company that controls the drug shipments that were contaminated with a fungus examined; details given about prior medical problems linked to compound pharmacies that are not inspected by the FDA. [Former FDA chief counsel Sheldon BRADSHAW†- calls them "cheap counterfeiters" manufacturing fake drugs.] [In Nashville, son of meningitis victim Jeffrey RUSSELL†- worries about his mother.]

Reporter(s):
Muir, David;
Greenblatt, Mark
Duration:
00:02:30

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