New Jersey health officials say 46 cases of fungal meningitis have now been reported in the state.
The cases, two confirmed and 38 considered probable, are linked to a recalled, potentially tainted steroid produced by a specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts.
New Jersey health officials 25 cases of fungal meningitis have now been reported in the state.
Pennsylvania authorities say the probe now includes more than 150 clinics and hospitals in the state, which are working to notify patients under the watchful eye of health officials.
Health officials on Thursday say the newest patient is a 48-year-old female in Cumberland County who received steroid injections in August.
The new cases announced Wednesday bring the total in the state to 12.
Pennsylvania health officials have identified the state’s first case of fungal meningitis linked to a deadly national outbreak involving steroid shots.
New Jersey health officials have linked four more fungal meningitis cases to a nationwide outbreak caused by a potentially tainted medication.
New Jersey is now reporting two cases of fungal meningitis related to steroid injections.
New Jersey is reporting its first apparent case of fungal meningitis.
New Jersey’s Health Commissioner has identified the six healthcare facilities that dispensed medication that has been associated with a deadly outbreak of non contagious fungal meningitis. Two of them are located in South Jersey.