Meningitis vaccine under scrutiny

Meningitis vaccine under scrutiny

There are 3 comments on the South China Morning Post story from Oct 4, 2012, titled Meningitis vaccine under scrutiny. In it, South China Morning Post reports that:

The word 'vibrator' can elicit a blush today but the device was respectable - and popular - when weary Victorian doctors first put it into operation, writes Decca Aitkenhead.

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Tai

Thailand

#1 Oct 15, 2012
meningitis caused by contaminated steroid injections has left 47 people sick and five dead in seven states. Preliminary investigations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate that the outbreak is linked to steroid injections custom-made by New England Compounding Center, a Massachusetts-based specialty pharmacy. These epidural steroid shots used to alleviate back pain are suspected to have aspergillus fungus, a common mold considered the reason for the meningitis outbreak. FDA officials have discovered fungal infection 
FDA Maims Kills

Winnipeg, Canada

#2 Oct 15, 2012
All vaccines are contaminated, every one.
Pon

Thailand

#3 Oct 17, 2012
The death toll from a meningitis outbreak linked to contaminated steroids jumped to 19 on Wednesday,

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