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This photo provided Oct. 9, 2012, by the Minnesota Department of Health shows shows vials of the injectable steroid product made by New England Compounding Center implicated in a fungal meningitis outbreak that were being shipped to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta from Minneapolis. About 17,700 single-dose vials of the steroid sent to 23 states have been recalled. The outbreak involves 10 states, including Minnesota. (AP Photo/Minnesota Department of Health)

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This photo provided Oct. 9, 2012, by the Minnesota Department of Health shows shows vials of the injectable steroid product made by New England Compounding Center implicated in a fungal meningitis outbreak that were being shipped to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta from Minneapolis. About 17,700 single-dose vials of the steroid sent to 23 states have been recalled. The outbreak involves 10 states, including Minnesota. (AP Photo/Minnesota Department of Health)

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** FILE ** In this Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, photo, Dr. David Reagan, chief medical officer for the Tennessee Department of Health, center, and Dr. Marion Kayiner talks with local and national media about an outbreak of fungal meningitis infections that have already killed two and sickened 13 others in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/The Tennessean, Shelley Mays)

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** FILE ** In this Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012, photo, Dr. David Reagan, chief medical officer for the Tennessee Department of Health, center, and Dr. Marion Kayiner talks with local and national media about an outbreak of fungal meningitis infections that have already killed two and sickened 13 others in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/The Tennessean, Shelley Mays)

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Dr. Saul Levin, chief of D.C.’s Department of Health, wants an expansive HIV/AIDS awareness campaign with churches.“I believe every pastor, every priest, every minister, every rabbi, every imam wants to do good for their congregants,” he says. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Dr. Saul Levin, chief of D.C.’s Department of Health, wants an expansive HIV/AIDS awareness campaign with churches.“I believe every pastor, every priest, every minister, every rabbi, every imam wants to do good for their congregants,” he says. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Mohammad Akhter, director of the D.C. Department of Health, is stepping down on Tuesday to work on the local implementation of the federal health reform law. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, at center, announces the appointment of Pedro Ribeiro, left, to the mayor's head of communications and Sheila Bunn to deputy chief of staff, replacing Linda Wharton-Boyd, who was moved to the District's Department of Health, during a press conference. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/ The Washington Times)

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Pedro Ribeiro, Mayor Vincent Gray's new head of communications, right, speaks at a press conference with Mayor Gray, from left, and Sheila Bunn, the mayor's new deputy chief of staff, replacing Linda Wharton-Boyd, who was moved to the District's Department of Health, at the mayor's office in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 21, 2011. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/ The Washington Times)

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Linda Wharton-Boyd, who was moved to the District's Department of Health, speaks at a press conference after D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray announces the appointment of Pedro Ribeiro to the mayor's head of communications and Sheila Bunn to deputy chief of staff, replacing Wharton-Boyd during a press conference at the mayor's office in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 21, 2011. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/ The Washington Times)

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Pedro Ribeiro, Mayor Vincent Gray's new head of communications, left, and Sheila Bunn, the mayor's new deputy chief of staff, replacing Linda Wharton-Boyd, who was moved to the District's Department of Health, talks with the press following a press conference at the mayor's office in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 21, 2011. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/ The Washington Times)

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D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, at center, announces the appointment of Pedro Ribeiro, left, to the mayor's head of communications and Sheila Bunn to deputy chief of staff, replacing Linda Wharton-Boyd, who was moved to the District's Department of Health, during a press conference at the mayor's office in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 21, 2011. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/ The Washington Times)

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** FILE ** An employee (left) of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Overland Park, Kan., greets an inspector from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment on Wednesday, June 22, 2011, outside the clinic. (AP Photo/John Hanna)

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**FILE** In this photo from October 1982, bottles of Extra-Strength Tylenol are tested with a chemically treated paper that turns blue in the presence of cyanide, at the Illinois Department of Health in Chicago. (Associated Press)