I think the con­sumer needs to be vig­i­lant. Much as they were with med­ica­tion errors and pre­scrip­tion mis-​​fills, they now are more aware that they should under­stand the drug and how it’s used and who dis­pensed it and who made it.”

When I heard Bill Gou­veia say this during an inter­view about the menin­gitis out­break, I stopped and stared at my radio. How are we, patients, sup­posed to be vig­i­lant about the source of drugs doc­tors inject into us, some­times when we’re out cold?

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