meningitis outbreak

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.
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.
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.
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.