Another Case Of Meningitis Confirmed In Florida
ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla- An Escambia County man is the latest Floridian to contract meningitis from a tainted steroid shot.
State health officials said that the 55-year-old man is the 18th person in Florida to contract fungal meningitis.
Three people in Marion County have died from meningitis after receiving the shots.
Officials say the incubation period of the disease is 7 to 81 days after receiving the shots.
Nationwide, 297 people have contracted meningitis in 16 states and 23 have died.
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