Tag Archives: Maryland

Boy infected with flesh-eating bacteria during trip to Maryland beach, mom says

A boy became infected with flesh-eating bacteria during a trip to a Maryland beach last week, his mother has confirmed. The Daily Times of Salisbury reports that the boy developed the infection after swimming near Ocean City. In a Facebook post on June 29 the boy’s mother, Brittany Carey, explained that the day after her son… Read More »

Drug monitoring platform to help Maryland combat opioids

The State of Maryland is getting new software to collect information about controlled substances dispensed in the state to facilitate better data sharing. The RxGov prescription drug monitoring platform, from NIC, provides near real-time data that will integrate with the Chesapeake Regional Information System for our Patients (CRISP), the state health information exchange. Data also… Read More »