Aug 16, 2013 1:14 PM
CORPUS CHRISTI - Another person who received tainted drugs at a local hospital, may have died.
That's according to the attorney representing some of those patients.
One of the hospitals involved says the problem is more widespread than they initially thought.
Corpus Christi Medical Center now says it's notifying 114 other patients who may have received some of the tainted calcium gluconate and are asking 25 of those to come in for testing.
They say those patients received higher doses of the contaminated medication. Officials say any problems that could arise from the medicine would have been noticed quickly and would not develop over time.
Meanwhile, Attorney Thomas J. Henry says his firm is now investigating at least three deaths that may be connected to the bad medicine.
He also said in a statement that Spohn Shoreline clarified that they never provided those tainted drugs.
A recent lawsuit had named them as one of the facilities involved.
11 hours ago
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