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Woman Hospitalized After Meningitis Outbreak Speaks With WJZ

More cases of meningitis from tainted steroids. Tuesday, the CDC reported another three deaths, bringing the death toll to 11. Here in Maryland, affected families are on edge.

10/09/2012

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Centers For Disease Control: More Than 90 People Sick With Meningitis

As of Sunday, the death toll from the meningitis outbreak stands at seven.

10/08/2012

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Death Count Rising In Meningitis Outbreak

Patients in 23 states are being warned that the spinal steroid shots they received may have given them meningitis.

10/08/2012

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More Than 90 People Sick With Meningitis; Pharmacy Linked To Outbreak Issues Wide Recall

Health officials say they have now confirmed more than 90 cases of a rare fungal meningitis that has been linked to a steroid commonly used to ease back pain.

10/07/2012

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Meningitis Outbreak Death Toll Rises To 7; Third Case Confirmed In Maryland

Maryland health workers have confirmed one new meningitis case was found in the state. This comes as the death toll rises to seven. Now, doctors are scrambling to notify patients in nine states and Maryland is on that list.

10/06/2012

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Fungi Blamed For Meningitis Rarely Cause Trouble

The two kinds of fungus linked to a meningitis outbreak are found in plenty of places and rarely make people sick.

10/05/2012

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Patients Injected With Contaminated Steroid Demand Answers After Meningitis Kills 1 In Md.

The number of people nationwide becoming sick from meningitis is growing. Five people are dead, including one person here in Maryland. It’s all been traced to contaminated drugs from a Massachusetts pharmacy.

10/05/2012

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Meningitis Outbreak Traced To Steroid Used To Relieve Back Pain; Health Officials Brace For More Cases

Injected to relieve pain, a steroid contaminated with meningitis has killed five people in the U.S., including one right here in Maryland. And nationally, as many as 900 people may have received a potentially dangerous injection.

10/04/2012

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Rare Meningitis Cases Up To 26 In 5 States, Including 1 Death In Md.

An outbreak of rare meningitis is killing people across the country—including here in Maryland. The fungal meningitis comes from contaminated steroid injections being given for back pain.

10/03/2012

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