UPDATE: Multistate Meningitis Outbreak Investigation, October 13, 2012 6:00 PM EDT

First case of meningitis reported in Illnois

Atlanta, GA–(ENEWSPF)–October 13, 2012 — 6 PM EDT

At-A-Glance

Multi-State Meningitis Outbreak – Current Case Count 

October 13, 2012 2:00 PM EDT 

Cases with Fungal Infections Linked to Steroid Injections

 

 

Cases and Deaths with Fungal Infections Linked to Steroid Injections

Table by State
State Case Count Deaths
Florida (FL) 9 2
Idaho (ID) 1 0
Illinois (IL) 1 0
Indiana (IN) 27 2
Maryland (MD) 15 1
Michigan (MI) 41 3
Minnesota (MN) 4 0
New Jersey (NJ) 8 0
North Carolina (NC) 2 0
Ohio (OH) 3 0
Tennessee (TN) 52 6
Texas (TX) 1 0
Virginia (VA) 34 1
TOTALS* 198 15

*197 meningitis cases plus 1 peripheral joint infection (e.g. knee, hip, shoulder, elbow)

Case counts by state are based on the state where the procedure was performed, not the state of residence

For additional information about the meningitis outbreak, visit: http://www.cdc.gov/HAI/outbreaks/meningitis.html   

Source: cdc.gov