Meningitis Outbreak Inside The CDC

Meningitis Outbreak Inside The CDC

Shawn Lockhart looks at the meningitis-causing fungus Exserohilum rostratum at the mycotic lab at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Oct. 12, 2012 in Atlanta. The staff and technicians have been working around the clock to confirm cases and inform the public regarding the multi-state meningitis outbreak that has resulted in 14 deaths. The fungal outbreak is believed to have started at New England Compounding Center where a steroid injection shipment was contaminated with the fungus. (AP Photo/Pouya Dianat)

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October 12, 2012 06:18:46 AM
October 14, 2012 02:08:48 PM
Pouya Dianat
AP
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Disease outbreaks, Meningitis, Fungi, General news, Disease outbreaks, Public health, Health, Neurological disorders, Diseases and conditions, Meningitis, Infectious diseases, Plants, Living things
Atlanta, GEORGIA, United States
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