Meningitis outbreak deaths rise to 19
NEW YORK (KGO) -- The Centers for Disease Control says the national meningitis outbreak has claimed four more lives.
19 people have now been killed by a rare, fungal form of meningitis which has been linked to a tainted batch of steroid shots made by a specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts.
247 people in 15 states have been infected. Most received spinal injections for back pain.
FDA, centers for disease control, health
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