outbreak http://wfpl.org en Five Kentucky Residents Reportedly Contracted Fungal Meningitis http://wfpl.org/post/five-kentucky-residents-reportedly-contracted-fungal-meningitis <p>Health officials say they have been notified that five Kentucky residents came down with fungal meningitis after receiving medical care in Tennessee.</p><p>The state Public Health Department says these cases match the pattern of an outbreak linked to injections of steroids distributed by a Massachusetts pharmacy.</p> Mon, 08 Oct 2012 20:03:03 +0000 The Associated Press 1934 at http://wfpl.org FDA Confirms Indiana Cantaloupe Farm As Outbreak Source http://wfpl.org/post/fda-confirms-indiana-cantaloupe-farm-outbreak-source The Food and Drug Administration says salmonella found at a cantaloupe farm in southwestern Indiana matches the "DNA fingerprint" of the salmonella responsible for a deadly outbreak that sickened people in 21 states.<p> An FDA spokeswoman says testing was done on salmonella found on cantaloupes and surface areas at Chamberlain Farms in Owensville.<p> The results showed that the salmonella was of the same strain that caused the recent outbreak, which killed two Kentucky residents and sickened 178 people, including 62 who were hospitalized.<p> The FDA says the tests confirm that the far Wed, 29 Aug 2012 21:01:30 +0000 Rick Howlett & The Associated Press 1495 at http://wfpl.org FDA Confirms Indiana Cantaloupe Farm As Outbreak Source