Health

Tracing The Big Meningitis Outbreak Of 2012

NPR | Dec. 30, 2012 8:58 a.m.

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Blake Farmer

One thing 2012 will surely be remembered for is the deadly fungal meningitis outbreak which swept across the country. In total, 39 people died and more than 370 people were sickened after a compounding pharmacy in Massachusetts released tainted drugs. Blake Farmer of member station WPLN reports from Nashville, on where the outbreak was first discovered.

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