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PBS NewsHour | In Meningitis Story, Support for More Policing of Pharmacies | PBS

Duration: 10:42
Program: PBS NewsHour #10497
Broadcast Date: Nov. 14, 2012

Diana Reed, a 56-year-old Tennessee woman who was caretaker for her husband Wayne, died suddenly of fungal meningitis after receiving tainted steroids for neck pain. Cases like Reed's have put regulatory oversight on compounding pharmacies into question, with the FDA saying it needs more authority to help keep consumers safe.

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Post Date: November 14, 2012