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3 Minnesota women linked to meningitis outbreak

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota health officials now confirm three cases of a rare fungal meningitis linked to a steroid commonly used to ease back pain.

State Health Department spokesman Buddy Ferguson says like the previous two cases, the latest case in Minnesota is a woman in her 40s. In all three cases, the women received injectable steroids from a compounding pharmacy in Massachusetts.

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