CDC Investigates Possible Fake Botox Injections

Posted By Madilyn Moeller, Friday, April 12, 2024

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The Biden administration is conducting a multistate investigation into illnesses with potential links to injections of botulinum toxin, commonly referred to as the name-brand Botox, in at least two states.

The botox injections were conducted in “non-medical settings,” and the source of the products are not yet known, a spokesperson for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed to The Hill.

The CDC is working with the health departments in Tennessee and Illinois, where illnesses similar to Botulism have been reported in several patients, the spokesperson said.

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