meningitis outbreak

File photo taken during a hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee November 15, 2012 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The hearing was focused on the meningitis outbreak originating at a Massachusetts pharmacy that has killed 32 people and sickened 461 more. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

N.C. Waited Before Disclosing Meningitis Outbreak

Days after investigators linked a deadly cluster of rare fungal meningitis cases in Tennessee to tainted back pain medication, North Carolina officials received an urgent email from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

CBS Charlotte–01/21/2013


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