Comments for: Maine patients watched for possible exposure to contaminated steroid, meningitis

Posted Oct. 18, 2012, at 7:24 p.m.

Health officials are monitoring 74 Maine residents who were treated in New Hampshire with injections linked to a national outbreak of fungal meningitis that has led to 20 deaths. Maine has recorded no cases of fungal meningitis and none of the Maine patients treated in New Hampshire has shown signs …

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  • David Gregg

    God help us all !

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  • Anonymous

    I had that injection–in Maine. Never again. It didn’t help my back pain, and exposed me to infection (a standard risk, even if the stuff isn’t contaminated).

  • Anonymous

    I have a family member who has had this procedure a few times. Each time is has helped immensely! In fact, she had one the day before this all hit the news this month! We had a few stressful days even though we knew the recall had been put out before she had the injection, therefore highly unlikely to have received the tainted medicine. Just the whole thought was some breakdown in the sterility process for any injectable is scary. 

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