UPDATE: Multistate Meningitis Outbreak Investigation, October 16, 2012 2:00 PM EDT

Atlanta, GA–(ENEWSPF)–October 16, 2012 – 2 PM EDT

At-A-Glance

Multistate Fungal Meningitis Outbreak – Current Case Count

October 16, 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) 12 2
Idaho (ID) 1 0
Illinois (IL) 1 0
Indiana (IN) 30 2
Maryland (MD) 16 1
Michigan (MI) 47 3
Minnesota (MN) 5 0
New Hampshire (NH) 6 0
New Jersey (NJ) 10 0
North Carolina (NC) 2 0
Ohio (OH) 7 0
Pennsylvania (PA) 1 0
Tennessee (TN) 59 6
Texas (TX) 1 0
Virginia (VA) 35 1
TOTALS 233* 15

*231 fungal meningitis cases plus 2 peripheral joint infections (e.g., knee, hip, shoulder, elbow).
No deaths have been associated with peripheral joint infections.

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

For additional information on the multistate meningitis outbreak, see: http://www.cdc.gov/HAI/outbreaks/meningitis.html

Source: cdc.gov