FDA says one dead, many ill after receiving non-sterile solution

January 14, 2015 11:33 PM

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(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday that many people have been sickened and one has died after receiving intravenous fluids that were meant to be used for training purposes only.

News of the death comes less than a month after the FDA told physicians not to use simulated intravenous products made by Wallcur LLC, a private company based in San Diego, California that makes products for medical training.

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