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U.S. Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Could Have Been Much Worse: CDC

Posted Dec 19 2012 6:01pm

As bad as the 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak has been, so far infecting 620 people in 19 states and killing 39 of them, it could have been a lot worse, U.S. health officials said on Wednesday.

A sample of Cladosporium species, one of the fungi diagnosed in the fungal meningitis outbreak sweeping the United States, in Nashville, Tennessee on October 19, 2012. REUTERS/Harrison McClary

Source: Reuters Health
Related MedlinePlus Pages: Drug Safety , Meningitis
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