More Cases Of Fungal Meningitis Reported In Tennessee
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - More illnesses have been reported in Tennessee stemming from those fungus-tainted steroid shots. Two more cases have been reported since last week-- bringing the total number of cases of fungal meningitis and other complications in the state to 147.
14 people have died in Tennessee. Nationwide, 693 people have been sickened, and 45 have died.
The New England Compounding Center -- the facility blamed for producing the tainted medicaiton, filed for bankruptcy late last year. In recent court filings, creditors accused the two families owning N.E.C.C. of looting millions from the company.