UPDATE: Multistate Meningitis Outbreak Investigation, October 15, 2012 2:15 PM EDT

Atlanta, GA–(ENEWSPF)–October 15, 2012 2:15 PM EDT

At-A-Glance

Multistate Fungal Meningitis Outbreak – Current Case Count

October 15, 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) 10 2
Idaho (ID) 1 0
Illinois (IL) 1 0
Indiana (IN) 28 2
Maryland (MD) 15 1
Michigan (MI) 46 3
Minnesota (MN) 5 0
New Hampshire (NH) 4 0
New Jersey (NJ) 8 0
North Carolina (NC) 2 0
Ohio (OH) 5 0
Pennsylvania (PA) 1 0
Tennessee (TN) 53 6
Texas (TX) 1 0
Virginia (VA) 34 1
TOTALS 214* 15

*212 fungal meningitis cases plus 2 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 multistate meningitis outbreak, see: http://www.cdc.gov/HAI/outbreaks/meningitis.html

Source: cdc.gov