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Toll from Meningitis Linked to Steroid Shots Increases to 11 Dead

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Patients contracted the deadly meningitis after being injected with a steroid called methylprednisolone acetate.

The death toll from a rare form of fungal meningitis has risen to 11, officials said Tuesday, and they reported that 199 have now been sickened by an outbreak of the disease believed linked to contaminated steroid injections.

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