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Medicine: Meningitis Outbreak #1032946

NBC Evening News for Saturday, Oct 27, 2012
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(Studio: Lester Holt) The CDC update on the meningitis outbreak noted.

(Washington: Lisa Myers) The role of the NECC compound pharmacy in the outbreak examined; details given about what was found at the medicine mixing site with bacteria in sterile rooms and the FDA and state investigations. [Victim's husband George CAREY‡- talks about the contaminated medication.] [Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Dr. William SCHAFFNER†- calls it an ongoing catastrophe.] [Public Citizen Health Research Group Dr. Michael CAROME†- calls the lack of regulation shocking.]

Reporter(s):
Holt, Lester;
Myers, Lisa
Duration:
00:02:20

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