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Event Type Medicine - General News/ Other
Medicine - Pharmaceutical Recalls 
Date Time 2019-01-02 23:12:00 
Country US  City Silver Spring, MD 
Latitude 38.991  Longitude -77.026 
URL https://www.contagionlive.com/news/infections-linked-with-umbilical-cord-stem-cells-result-in-fda-warning-product-recall-public-health-watch     
[contagionlive.com] MARYLAND - Infections Linked With Umbilical Cord Stem Cells Result In FDA Warning Product Recall Public Health Watch

"The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning to pharmaceutical company Genentech, Inc. after unapproved umbilical cord blood-derived stem cell products marketed by the company and distributed by Liveyon were found to have caused 12 cases of bloodstream and/or joint infections in patients who had received them via injection or infusion in outpatient clinics in Texas (7 cases), Florida (4 cases), and Arizona (1 case)."

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