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CDC Estimates 14,000 Got Infected Steroid Injections

NPR | Oct. 11, 2012 5 p.m.

Fourteen thousand people may have been exposed to contaminated medicine believed responsible for a meningitis outbreak that has killed a dozen people. Dr. Rachel Smith is a epidemic intelligence service officer at the Centers for Disease Control. Smith talks to Robert Siegel about the huge undertaking to identify, notify and — if necessary — treat those at risk.

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