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Oct 04, 2012

Oct 04, 2012

Fungal meningitis outbreak grows to 35 cases, 5 deaths

(CIDRAP News) – An outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to spinal steroid injections for back pain has increased to 35 cases with six deaths, and healthcare providers are being urged to contact all patients who might have received the injections, federal health officials said today.

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