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Number of Fungal Meningitis Cases Climbs to 11 in Indiana

10/8/2012


(Map from CDC)

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports more people have been diagnosed with fungal meningitis related to contaminated epidural steriod injections. Eight people have died in four states.

Nationwide, the CDC confirms 105 cases in nine states, including Indiana. Eleven cases are now confirmed in Indiana. No deaths have been reported in the state.

The contaminated steriods were traced to a pharmacy in Massachusetts. Officials say the pharmacy distributed the steroids to 76 clinics, including six in Indiana.

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