CDC Urges Vigilance for Fungal Meningitis Outbreak

Published: 06/09/2023

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Relevant To:
  • Urgent Care,
  • Medical Office,
  • Critical Access Hospitals,
  • Hospitals,
  • Ambulatory Care,
  • Clinical Lab,
  • Rural Health Clinics

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is urging vigilance from health care providers regarding the fungal meningitis outbreak associated with procedures performed under epidural anesthesia in Matamoros, Mexico.

The CDC is highlighting the following important points:

  • Patients who had epidural anesthesia in Matamoros, Mexico, at River Side Surgical Center or Clinica K-3 from January 1 to May 13, 2023, are at risk for fungal meningitis: They should be instructed to go t

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