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Meningitis Outbreak Toll Now 33 Dead, 480 Sickened, CDC Says
Date:11/18/2012

. All of the fungal meningitis patients identified so far were thought to be injected with the steroid methylprednisolone acetate, according to the CDC.

People who have had a steroid injection since July, and have any of the following symptoms, should talk to their doctor as soon as possible: worsening headache, fever, sensitivity to light, stiff neck, new weakness or numbness in any part of your body or slurred speech, the CDC said.

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The U.S. National Library of Medicine has more about injections for back pain.

SOURCES: Nov. 13, 2012, news release, U.S. Food and Drug Administration; Nov. 16, 2012, updated statistics, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Associated Press


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