ICT News Desk: Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Update

<p>A year ago this month, the CDC activated its Emergency Operations Center as part of the response to the outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to three contaminated lots of preservative-free MPA produced by the New England Compounding Center. As of Oct. 23, 2013, there have been 751 cases of fungal meningitis and other infections associated with this outbreak; 64 of these patients have died. Since July 2013, one new case has been diagnosed.</p>

A year ago this month, the CDC activated its Emergency Operations Center as part of the response to the outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to three contaminated lots of preservative-free MPA produced by the New England Compounding Center. As of Oct. 23, 2013, there have been 751 cases of fungal meningitis and other infections associated with this outbreak; 64 of these patients have died. Since July 2013, one new case has been diagnosed.

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