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Another case of meningitis reported in Tennessee

5:45 PM, Nov 16, 2012   |    comments
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The Tennessean

Federal officials Friday reported one new case of viral meningitis in Tennessee pushing the total since the outbreak began to 82.

The CDC report shows the number of deaths in Tennessee from the outbreak remains at 13. The last report was on Wednesday.

Nationwide the number of meningitis infections rose from 461 to 480 and the number of deaths increased by 1 to 33.

The largest number of cases continues to be in Michigan where the number of patients infected jumped from 148 to 158. Michigan has had 8 deaths.

Other states reporting new infections include Indiana, New Jersey and Ohio. Indiana also reported one new death pushing its total to 5.

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