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Meningitis outbreak reaches 419 illnesses, 30 deaths

The outbreak, caused by fungal steroid shots, continues to grow.

Meningitis outbreak reaches 377 illnesses, 29 dead

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention totals 377 illnesses and 29 deaths related to the meningitis outbreak.

New UN “atlas” links climate change, health

U.N. "Atlas of Health and Climate" shows there are meningitis spikes when dust storms hit.

Meningitis outbreak expands; deaths continue

The Center for Disease Control reports there are 233 cases of fungal meningitis and 15 deaths across 15 states.

13,000 got steroid shots; risk uncertain

NEW YORK — As many as 13,000 people received steroid shots suspected in a national meningitis outbreak, health officials said Monday. But it’s not clear how many are in danger. Officials ...

Some answers about meningitis outbreak

Health officials say that as of Wednesday, 26 people in five states have been sickened by an outbreak of a rare and deadly form of meningitis. All have ...