The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported on a correction Monday concerning the Burkholderia cepacia case count. Last Thursday, federal health officials reported the case tally to be 53.
However, on Monday, July 18, CDC published the following:
Case count corrected as of July 18, 2016, CDC has confirmed 49 cases from 5 states.
On Saturday, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that PharmaTech LLC, Davie, Florida, is voluntarily recalling all non-expired lots of Diocto Liquid, a docusate sodium solution distributed by Rugby Laboratories, Livonia, Michigan. The agency confirmed the product has been contaminated with Burkholderia cepacia.
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