Jeffrey Hammond

Health Department: Illness Of Nassau County Resident Linked To Tainted SteroidJeffrey Hammond, a spokesman for the state's Department of Health, said the illness is not fungal meningitis, which has infected 250 people and killed at least 20 nationwide.
Health Officials: 1st Fungal Meningitis Case Reported In NJState health officials say a 70-year-old Cumberland County man is hospitalized with what is believed to be the illness. He received an injection of a steroid from one of the lots recalled by a specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts and tied to a meningitis outbreak.