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Medicine: Meningitis #1032481

CBS Evening News for Friday, Oct 05, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The cases of and death toll from meningitis linked to tainted steroids used for treating back pain manufactured at a compounding pharmacy cited; map shown.

(Studio: Jon LaPook) A look at compounding pharmacies, where ingredients are combined to create made-to-order medications, presented; scenes shown of the New England Compounding Center, which is linked to the meningitis outbreak; details given about the accreditation board set up by the compounding pharmacy industry. [Pharmacist Charles LEITER††- says we make one drug for one specific patient.]

Pelley, Scott;
LaPook, Jon

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