Meningitis Death Toll Hits 11
And 13K could be at risk
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Oct 9, 2012 1:41 PM CDT
A vial of injectable steroids from the New England Compounding Center is displayed in the Tennessee Department of Health in Nashville, Tenn., on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012.   (AP Photo/Kristin M. Hall)

(Newser) – The death toll from the US fungal meningitis outbreak is up to 11 after three more people died, the CDC said today. The total number sick is also up by 14 people to a total of 119, and 10 states have been affected. (New Jersey is the latest.) The outbreak is linked to steroid injections, and authorities believe some 13,000 could have been exposed, Reuters reports. Click for more on the outbreak.

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TiredMemeCat
Oct 9, 2012 7:32 PM CDT
See? Lack of pestering, actual governmental oversight isn't so bad! The miracle of the market place! USA! USA! 11 dead? Only? Pshh. Well within acceptable losses and the COST OF DOING BUSINESS.
Seth_Meyers
Oct 9, 2012 4:12 PM CDT
Meningitis Death Toll Hits 11 *************************************************************** TOXIC TOBACCO SMOKE DEATH TOLL REMAINS AT 180 INNOCENT PEOPLE EVERY DAY IN AMERICA! 65,000 INNOCENT Americans dying EVERY YEAR! BAN ALL SMOKING, EVERYWHERE, NOW!
ApolitickalExtremist
Oct 9, 2012 2:05 PM CDT
The Democrat party is racist to the core, they pander to "minority" groups, which only do one thing, divide us by race... Instead of saying they fight for equality, they fight so they can pander to groups which reelect them, it's all about power and they use race as a way to keep dumb people, dumb. The south also freed the slaves in 1863, but they will never ever mention that, it doesn't fit into their racist mentality.