Winona Health says they have received several calls regarding this issue and that people who have received an injection at Winona Health have no need to worry. Winona Health says they have never purchased anything from the New England Compounding Center. A Mayo Clinic spokesman says no Mayo sites purchased any of the products from New England Compounding Center that were specifically mentioned in FDA alerts. On Monday, U.S. health officials said two more drugs from that center are now being investigated.Previously, health officials were focusing on contacting and evaluating those patients who received injections of a steroid suspected of being contaminated. In Minnesota, that amounted to about 985 patients who received spinal injections at Twin Cities pain clinics. Almost all of those patients have been contacted.
The number of confirmed fungal meningitis cases in Minnesota linked to tainted steroids remains at five.