Confirmed Fungal Meningitis Cases in Minnesota: Update

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Confirmed Fungal Meningitis Cases in Minnesota: Update

A fungal meningitis outbreak linked to steroid shots has claimed another life in Tennessee.

According to the CDC, there are now 419 cases and 30 deaths with fungal infections linked to steroid injections.

The number of confirmed fungal meningitis cases in Minnesota is now 11. There have been no deaths in Minnesota.

Cases have occurred in 19 states including Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

Resources:
CDC – Map of Cases with Fungal Infections Linked to Steroid Injections
FDA – Fungal Meningitis Outbreak: Archive of Updates
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