Meningitis outbreak toll: 197 cases, 15 deaths
10/13/2012 6:29:59 PM
(AP) Meningitis outbreak toll: 197 cases, 15 deaths
By The Associated Press
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:
States: 13; Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.