User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


61° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Healthbeat

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Fourth Minnesota Resident Has Meningitis

October 13, 2012, 4:36 PM

Fourth Minnesota Resident Has Meningitis
MINNEAPOLIS, MN -

There is a fourth Minnesota resident who has meningitis linked to tainted steroids.

The Minnesota Department of Health announced the fourth case Saturday.

The state has said two of the three Minnesota women who developed meningitis had been released from the hospital and the third was expected to leave soon.

Health officials say more than 800 Minnesotans may have been exposed to the tainted steroids when they received spinal injections at two Twin Cities clinics, Medical Advanced Pain Specialists and the Minnesota Surgery Center.

The drug has sickened about 200 people in 13 states, killing 15.

New England Compounding Center in Framingham, Mass., recalled about 17,000 vials of the steroid after investigators found three lots were contaminated by a fungus that can cause meningitis and strokes.

Previous Story

Next Story


RELATED STORIES


Sponsored
 

View healthbeat

You may also like

Takata Air Bag Recall Becomes Biggest Ever In US

5/20/2015 5:19 AM

Takata's decision to add more than 18 million air bags to existing recalls comes following pressure from U.S. safety regulators.

Full Story
STD Numbers Rise In South Dakota

5/18/2015 6:08 PM

In the last year, chlamydia has gone up 25 percent across the state.

Full Story | Watch
Working To Make Work Enjoyable

5/18/2015 5:55 PM

But if you're not quite so happy at your job, there are some scientifically-proven ways to improve your situation.

Full Story | Watch
The Dangers Of West Nile Virus

5/20/2015 5:56 PM

Once in Sioux Falls, Gloria slipped into a coma and was put in the ICU. Doctors diagnosed the 72 year old with West Nile.

Full Story
Handling A Child's Bad Dreams

5/19/2015 5:45 PM

As a parent, how you respond can make a big difference in how often your children have scary dreams and how they react to them.

Full Story | Watch


Events