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The company said the recall--involving three lots of the injected steroid-- is a cautionary move to prevent any risk of contamination and that there is no indication of any other products being contaminated. Health Care Providers have already been notified by the FDA not to use any products distributed by the Center.
The Centers for Disease Control has posted on its website a list of 76 medical facilities that received the contaminated steroid injections from the New England Compounding Center (NECC).
The outbreak is spread across nine states: Florida, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee and Virginia. The NECC is based in Framingham, Mass.