Second Franklin County Person Diagnosed With Fungal Meningitis In Connection With Recall


Two Franklin County women are confirmed to have fungal meningitis.

According to the Ohio Department of Health, a 31-year-old woman has now been diagnosed with fungal meningitis in connection with the nationwide outbreak tied to injectable steroids.

A 44-year-old Franklin County woman was diagnosed in late October.

Sixty-four Ohio facilities are known to have distributed the injectable products from the New England Compounding Center since May 2012.

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Currently, 16 Ohioans have been confirmed to have fungal meningitis, which is not spread person-to-person.

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