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Monday, October 14, 2019

Regarding the Recent Meningitis Outbreak Reports:

We received the following information from our Preferred Pharmaceutical Provider, Clint Pharmaceuticals,today.

We have received a high volume of calls concerning the outbreak of meningitis and the resulting fatalities. The Tennessee Department of Health and the CDC has isolated this outbreak to the use of compounded corticosteriods. Compounded Corticosteriods DO NOT have FDA approval.

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Multi-State Outbreak of Meningitis From Epidural Injections

Additional information is surfacing regarding the outbreak of meningitis following epidural steroid injections. We have learned that the CDC is contacting offices who may have received contaminated product. 

Five new cases of meningitis have been confirmed in the past 24 hours in Tennessee, while new cases have been confirmed in North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and Florida - and the outbreak could potentially spread to even more states. 

Read more: Multi-State Outbreak of Meningitis From Epidural...

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