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Neighbors Growing Together | Nov 27, 2014

Meningitis outbreak toll: 424 cases, 31 deaths

By Associated Press | Nov 08, 2012

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

Latest numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

Illnesses: 424, including 10 joint infections. Deaths: 31.

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