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Medicine: Meningitis Outbreak #1033345

CBS Evening News for Monday, Oct 15, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) The spread of the meningitis outbreak noted; map shown with CDC figures on cases and deaths cited.

(Studio: Jon LaPook) The possibility that more than one medication shipped by the New England Compounding Center {NECC} were contaminated examined; details given about specific cases. [Vanderbilt University Medical Center Dr. William SCHAFFNER†- says we need to do something that nothing like this happens again.] The FDA’s recommendation for doctors to find patients who received injectable products from NECC discussed.

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
LaPook, Jon
Duration:
00:02:00

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