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Tainted steroid injections

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Sheila Smelkinson, 72, pictured December 21, 2012, in Pikesville, is one of many Maryland patients who has gotten steroid injections that were later found to be tainted with fungus. She has been living in fear of whether she will get meningitis that has already killed dozens of people who received the tainted steroid. (Kenneth K. Lam/Baltimore Sun/MCT via Getty Images)
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Sheila Smelkinson, 72, pictured December 21, 2012, in Pikesville, is one of many Maryland patients who has gotten steroid injections that were later found to be tainted with fungus. She has been living in fear of whether she will get meningitis that has already killed dozens of people who received the tainted steroid. (Kenneth K. Lam/Baltimore Sun/MCT via Getty Images)
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December 21, 2012
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Sheila Smelkinson pictured December 21 in Pikesville is one of many... News Photo 159145926Finding,Fungus,Healthcare And Medicine,Horizontal,Injection,Maryland,Medicine,Medicine,Patient,Portrait,Steroids,USAPhotographer Collection: Tribune News Service 2013 MCTSheila Smelkinson, 72, pictured December 21, 2012, in Pikesville, is one of many Maryland patients who has gotten steroid injections that were later found to be tainted with fungus. She has been living in fear of whether she will get meningitis that has already killed dozens of people who received the tainted steroid. (Kenneth K. Lam/Baltimore Sun/MCT via Getty Images)