Saint Luke’s and Saint Alphonsus hospitals are among the Idaho facilities that received drugs from a pharmacy in Massachusetts. Officials today released the names of nine health providers in Idaho that got injectable drugs from the New England Compounding Center.
It’s part of a nationwide investigation into a fungal meningitis outbreak that has killed 15 people and sickened 233, including one man in Idaho.
The first drug recall was for a steroid injection used for back pain. It was believed that drug may have been contaminated with a fungus.