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Meningitis: What you need to know

POSTED: 08:20 AM PDT Oct 08, 2012    UPDATED: 11:48 AM PDT Oct 09, 2012 

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

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The two kinds of fungus linked to the outbreak are widespread and rarely make people sick. People inhale one kind, Aspergillus, all the time via decaying leaves, trees, grain, soil, household dust, heating ducts and building materials.

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