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Meningitis Outbreak update

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

There is new information about the deadly meningitis outbreak.

Now, more than 200 people are sick...205 to be exact.

That's seven more people compared to our last update Sunday morning.

Fifteen people have died since the outbreak.

North Carolina is one of 14 states reporting cases.

The outbreak was linked to a pharmacy which made steroid shots to relieve back pain.

The medication has been removed from circulation.

 

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