CDC: 15th meningitis death reported

Nearly 14,000 people may have received contaminated steroid injections from the New England Compounding Center that are tied to a nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak. As of Nov. 13, 428 people have been infected with meningitis in 19 states, including 33 deaths. Health officials said people may have received the contaminated injections as treatments for back pain. There have also been 10 additional reported cases of fungal infections in joints such as the knee, hip, shoulder and elbow. Keep clicking to find out if meningitis cases have been reported in your state, and to see which clinics received the injections... AP Photo/Hannah Foslien

A fifteenth death has been blamed on the outbreak of fungal meningitis, according to the latest figures released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

The CDC said Saturday that the outbreak has spread to 13 states, with 197 cases reported.

Deaths have been reported in Florida, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Tennessee and Virginia.

Additional cases have been cited in Idaho, Minnesota, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas, and now Illinois

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