Meningitis outbreak hitting Michigan hard with 39 confirmed cases

Published On: Oct 11 2012 03:29:34 PM EDT
Updated On: Oct 11 2012 04:18:22 PM EDT
LANSING, Mich. -

According to The Center for Disease Control and Prevention the number of people in Michigan infected with fungal meningitis is now 39. 

Michigan is the second state to have the highest number of people affected by the outbreak. 

Tennessee has 49 cases and nationwide 170 people have been infected from tainted steroid injections.

Watch: Dr. McGeorge answers meningitis questions.

Read: Outbreak claims 3 in Michigan.

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