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Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Still Going Six Month Later

It’s been almost 6 months since the deadly fungal meningitis outbreak began and there are still people reporting infections caused by the contaminated steroids responsible for the outbreak. According to the CDC, so far the outbreak of fungal meningitis has killed 48 and …

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Fungal Meningitis Found in Contaminated Steroid Injections

Meningitis occurs when there is an inflammation of the protective membranes known as the meninges that cover the brain and spinal cord. Meningitis can be caused by viruses, bacteria and fungus. Fungal meningitis is the least common of the three and is considered rare. However, recently there have been several cases of fungal meningitis reported in 9 states. This particular type of fungal meningitis is caused by contaminated steroid injections.

Fungal meningitis is…

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