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:
The following 12 states have been affected thus far: Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.
One case was recently reported in the Tri-State. A Springfield Township man is currently being treated for fungal meningitis after receiving a tainted injection from Cincinnati Pain Management. Officials have not released any other details on his condition at this time.
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