No contaminated steroids in Delaware, but health officials still warn

Delaware may not have received any of the epidural steroids that’s been linked to fungal meningitis, but state health officials say the need to warn residents who may have received injections in Delaware’s neighboring states.

There are currently no known cases of fungal meningitis in Delaware.  The cases connected to the New England Compounding Center in Massachusettes have been found in many states and have led to strokes in several patients.  

Delaware health officials say state residents who may have received steroid injections from doctors in Maryland, Pennsylvania or Delaware to be alert for symptoms of meningitis and contact their doctor of they see any signs.  Those symptoms include fever, new or worsening headache, nausea.  Some symptoms could be very mild in nature.

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