The outbreak of meningitis among gay men has sickened four people already this year, increasing the number of cases to 17 since 2012, according to city health officials.
New Jersey health officials said there have been no reported deaths in the state and 15 patients remain hospitalized with the illness.
State health officials say no one in New Jersey has died from the illness. Twelve patients remain hospitalized, and all of those sickened continue to recover.
The FDA learned of two heart transplant patients who got fungal infections after being given a third product from the company during surgery.
New Jersey health officials have linked four more fungal meningitis cases to a nationwide outbreak caused by a potentially tainted medication.
The two cases bring the total in the state to four. All four patients are residents of Cumberland County.
The government says 170 people now have been sickened in the meningitis outbreak linked to tainted steroid shots, and 14 of them have died.
State 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.
Five people have died after being injected with a steroid often used for back pain. The drug was distributed to 23 states, including New Jersey, and now officials are scrambling to see who may have been infected.
The boy was in second grade at Union Township Elementary School. School officials say custodians at the small school have sanitized every doorknob, desk top and other surface to try to prevent the spread of the bacteria.
Officials were trying to identify those who were in close contact with the 17-year-old Matawan Regional High School senior.
The New York City Health Department released a troubling report on Thursday. Six cases of meningitis have been reported in just the last month.
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