Tainted Steroids Cause Meningitis

A nationwide outbreak of fungal meningitis has been traced to possibly contaminated steroid medication distributed by the New England Compounding Center in Framingham, Massachusetts.  The steroid, methylprednisolone acetate, has been recalled after being linked to 170 cases of fungal meningitis, fourteen of which were fatal. What makes these cases unusual is the source of the contaminated [...]