Advertisement:

WPTF Features

Meningitis Outbreak Toll: 184 Cases In 12 States Including NC

(AP)--An outbreak of fungal meningitis has been linked to steroid shots for back pain. The medication, made by a specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts, has been recalled.

 

Latest numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

 

Illnesses: 184

 

Deaths: 14

 

States: 12; Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

 

---

Online:

CDC: http://www.cdc.gov/HAI/outbreaks/meningitis.html


InfoCenter


RDU Radar


Triangle Traffic

Reports | Cams

Air Quality

Pollen Forecast

Station Events

Advertisement:

On Air Now

Brandon Dickson

Brandon Dickson

2:00pm - 4:00pm
NC Afternoon News

Next Up:

Scott Briggaman

On Air Now

Bill LuMaye

Bill LuMaye

3:00pm - 7:00pm
Call: 919-860-WPTF (9783)

Next Up:

Jason Lewis

Advertisements

Listener Club Login

Club Login
Sign up if you are not already a member