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Minnesota Reports 12th Fungal Meningitis Case

Minnesota has reported its 12th confirmed case of fungal meningitis in a national outbreak linked to tainted steroids from a Massachusetts pharmacy. Assistant state epidemiologist Richard Danila says the new case is a Twin Cities area man in his 50s who received an injection at a metro clinic.

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Officials Confirm 11th Fungal Meningitis Case

Minnesota health officials have confirmed another case of fungal meningitis in a national outbreak linked to steroid shots for back pain made by a specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts.

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Minnesota Records 10th Fungal Meningitis Case

Minnesota has confirmed its 10th case of fungal meningitis as part of a national outbreak tied to tainted steroids from a Massachusetts pharmacy. The initial announcement from the Minnesota Department of Health on Tuesday did not give details about the patient.

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Minnesota Reports 8th, 9th Fungal Meningitis Cases

The Minnesota Department of Health is reporting the state's eighth and ninth confirmed cases of fungal meningitis in a national outbreak tied to tainted steroids. Spokesman Buddy Ferguson says the patients are a man in his 60s and a man in his 50s. He did not have details on their conditions.

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CentraCare Contacting Patients About Meningitis Outbreak [AUDIO]

The Minnesota Department of Health says 129 clinics in Minnesota received injectable drugs from a pharmacy linked to a meningitis outbreak. One of those clinics is the CentraCare Surgery Center at the CentraCare Health Plaza.

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129 Minnesota Clinics Received Drugs from Pharmacy

The Minnesota Department of Health says 129 clinics in Minnesota received injectable drugs from a pharmacy linked to a meningitis outbreak. The health department is contacting those clinics to make sure they are contacting their patients who were given the drugs.

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Minnesota reports 5th Fungal Meningitis Case

The Minnesota Department of Health says the number of confirmed fungal meningitis cases in the state linked to tainted steroids has risen to five. Department spokesman Buddy Ferguson said he did not immediately have details on the fifth case.

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State: Fourth Minnesota Resident has Meningitis

There is a fourth Minnesota resident who has meningitis linked to tainted steroids. The Minnesota Department of Health announced the fourth case Saturday.

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2 Minnesota Meningitis Patients Released

Health officials say two of the three Minnesotans who developed meningitis linked to tainted steroids have been released from the hospital and the third is expected to go home soon.

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3 Minnesota Women Linked to Meningitis Outbreak

Minnesota health officials now confirm three cases of a rare fungal meningitis linked to a steroid commonly used to ease back pain. State Health Department spokesman Buddy Ferguson says like the previous two cases, the latest case in Minnesota is a woman in her 40s.

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