Meningitis outbreak toll: 205 cases, 15 deaths

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by Associated Press

WCNC.com

Posted on October 14, 2012 at 6:19 PM

An outbreak of fungal meningitis has been linked to steroid shots for back pain. The medication, made by a specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts, has been recalled. 

Latest numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: 

Illnesses: 205 

Deaths: 15 

States: 14; Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.
 

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