Meningitis: What you need to know

Published On: Oct 08 2012 08:20:49 AM PDT   Updated On: Oct 09 2012 11:48:36 AM PDT

Find out what you need to know about meningitis and the deadly outbreak that's now spread to nearly a dozen states.

Injectable steroid linked to meningitis outbreak
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Aaron Cooper/ CNN

What caused the outbreak? The current outbreak has been linked to a steroid produced by New England Compounding Center that is commonly used to treat back pain. The steroid has since been recalled.

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