The contaminated epidural steroid injection fluid was distributed in 23 states. At least six people have been reported dead. Six health care facilities in
State health officials say if injected in the hip, rather than your spine may make put you at lower risk of contracting meningitis.
They say low risk, however, doesn't mean no risk. The Allen County Health Commissioner says if you think you've been exposed and have the slightest symptoms, call your doctor.
State and local health officials say contaminated epidural steroid injection is for pain-management in back-pain patients, not the same one that pregnant women receive. They say they want to stress that the general public shouldn't be alarmed, fungal meningitis is a rare, non-contagious disease.
State health officials are investigating other potential cases in