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Neighbors Growing Together | Oct 21, 2014

Meningitis outbreak toll: 377 illnesses, 29 deaths

By Associated Press | Nov 01, 2012

An outbreak of fungal meningitis has been linked to steroid shots for back pain. The medication, made by a specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts, has been recalled.

Latest numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

Illnesses: 377, including nine joint infections. Deaths: 29

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