back pain http://michiganradio.org en Number of confirmed fungal meningitis cases in Michigan jumps http://michiganradio.org/post/number-confirmed-fungal-meningitis-cases-michigan-jumps <p>There’s been a big jump in the number of people <a href="http://mi.gov/emergingdiseases/0,4579,7-186--287628--,00.html">in Michigan</a> affected by that national fungal meningitis outbreak.</p><p>The<a href="http://www.cdc.gov/hai/outbreaks/meningitis-map.html"> Centers for Disease Control</a> says 39 people in Michigan have contracted fungal meningitis from tainted steroid injections.&nbsp; Just Wednesday, the CDC listed only 28 confirmed cases in Michigan.</p><p>Three Michigan women have died since receiving the injections, which were intended to treat back pain.</p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 19:36:07 +0000 Steve Carmody 9460 at http://michiganradio.org Number of confirmed fungal meningitis cases in Michigan jumps