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Rare meningitis cases prompts recall

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Health officials say a rare, and sometimes deadly fungal meningitis outbreak has now effected over 90 people in nine states.

So far, Mississippi is not among the affected states.

Investigators at the CDC have linked the meningitis outbreak to a steroid produced by a specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts.

It injection is used in a number of pain management clinics. The steroid has been recalled.

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