Latest Fungal diseases Stories
A new article being published early online in Annals of Internal Medicine describes the diagnosis and treatment protocol established in a Roanoke, Va. hospital to care for dozens of patients presenting with suspected fungal meningitis related to contaminated epidural spinal injections.
People recovering from dangerous fungal meningitis have a new worry now, after several people treated for the deadly infection have gone home to recover only to return to the ER with a second illness, according to health experts.
New York personal injury lawyer David Perecman urges patients who received epidural steroid injections to be on the lookout for symptoms of fungal meningitis.
The number of cases of fungal meningitis due to a contaminated injectable drug produced by the New England Compounding Center in Framingham, Massachusetts has risen from 245 cases on Friday to 285 over the weekend.
As more and more information comes to light regarding the recent outbreak of fungal meningitis, state and federal health officials as well as health experts debate the use of epidural steroid shots.
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