Saturday, November 16, 2013

One year after tainted medicine makes Roanoke County teen sick- is anything being done to make sure our medicine safe? WDBJ7 Anchor/Reporter Jean Jadhon Jean Jadhon, POSTED: 07:24 PM EST Nov 15, 2013 UPDATED: 10:28 PM EST Nov 15, 2013

ROANOKE CO., VA. -- It was one year ago that fungal meningitis killed 64 people nationwide including a Salem man, and sickened hundreds including a Roanoke County teenager. The source? Tainted medicine from steroid injections, according to authorities.
Cave Spring High School football player Zac Foutz is back on the field this fall.   When you watch him play you may not realize he was hospitalized last fall with fungal meningitis he got from a tainted steroid injection.
Now one year later, he's still not fully recovered. "He's had issues." said Zac's dad Ben Foutz. "He seems to continue to get better and better, but  he's not 100 percent."

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