Meningitis Outbreak: 308 Cases, 23 Deaths

Ten more people have been diagnosed with fungal meningitis in an outbreak linked to tainted steroid injections, health officials reported today. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has increased the tally of cases to 308: 304 cases of fungal meningitis and four cases of joint infections. One of the new cases is in Georgia, the 17th state affected by the outbreak that has killed 23 people. For a map of cases by state, click here. The outbreak has been linked to contaminated...Full Story
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