Number Of Meningitis Cases In State Jumps To Six

Oct 16, 2012
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The number of cases of fungal meningitis in New Hampshire now stands at six. Public health officials today announced two more cases of the infection.

The patients all received tainted steroid injections manufactured by New England Compounding Company. The Massachusetts-based manufacturer has since recalled all of its products.

No patients in New Hampshire have tested positive for fungal meningitis as the national outbreak continues to grow.

N.H. Contacting 186 Patients About Meningitis Cases

Oct 4, 2012

Health officials in Northern New England have not reported any cases in a growing outbreak of a rare form of meningitis that's affected at least six states.