The same steroid in the current outbreak was also tied to five cases of a different type of fungal infection in North Carolina in September 2002. Those patients also had shots from pain clinics, and one died.
Previous FDA warning: http://1.usa.gov/VAlOjm
Trade group: http://www.iacprx.org
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