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50 Willmar, Minn., patients among those notified in drug alert over fungal meningitis concerns

October 17, 2012 in West Central Tribune

WILLMAR As many as 50 local patients received eye injections with a drug from a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy that has been tied to a fungal meningitis outbreak. Continue Reading

Forest Service considers re-opening bat caves

April 16, 2012 in The Daily Republic

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) The U.S. Forest Service is considering lifting a two-year closure of caves and abandoned mines in Colorado and several other states after imposing it in an effort to halt a deadly fungal outbreak that affects bats. Continue Reading