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NH Hospitals and Medical Institutions May Have Received Tainted Meningitis

Posted by Kevin Dugan on October 23, 2012

The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services has released a list of 23 medical institutions, including Exeter Hospital, that may have received contaminated pharmaceuticals from New England Compounding Center.  These pharmaceuticals may be related to the recent meningitis outbreak that has claimed the lives of 23 people nationwide.

According to one media report, "Several other health care providers in the Seacoast were included on the list as well. Local providers also cited in the report are Portsmouth Regional Hospital, Northeast Surgical of Newington and Wentworth Douglass-Hospital in Dover. The list includes providers that may or may not have actually administered the products to patients. The suspect products include injectable medications, ophthalmic solutions used in eye surgery and cardioplegia solutions."

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