Another Mich. Meningitis Death Linked To Tainted Steroids
GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY (WWJ/AP) – Health officials say another person in Michigan has died of complications as a result of the national meningitis outbreak stemming from tainted steroid injections for neck or back pain.
WWJ’s Rob Mason reports that the latest victim is a 73-year-old man from Grand Traverse county bringing the number of people who have died from tainted injections to 16; including 3 Michigan residents who received steroid injections in Indiana.
At least 244 people have now been infected from those tainted injections.
The steroids came from a pharmaceutical company in Massachusetts that is now the subject of congressional investigations.
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