Fungal Meningitis Outbreak, Government Panel

Witnesses testified about a meningitis outbreak earlier in 2012 that had been linked to 32 deaths in 19 states, and stricken 440… read more

Witnesses testified about a meningitis outbreak earlier in 2012 that had been linked to 32 deaths in 19 states, and stricken 440 others. The outbreak was traced to a Massachusetts-based pharmacy that manufactured contaminated injections. Members of the subcommittee criticized the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for not doing enough to shut down the pharmacy. FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg said it was because her agency lacked the authority to do so. close

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Program ID:
309397-3
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 14, 2012
Last Aired:
Nov 17, 2012

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  • Nov 14, 2012 | 11:08am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 14, 2012 | 5:26pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 14, 2012 | 9:04pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 14, 2012 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Nov 17, 2012 | 2:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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