• At Least 6 Have Died in Florida's Meningococcal Disease Outbreak

    8 days ago - By Pop Sugar

    At least six people have died in a meningococcal disease outbreak in Florida, the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention reported in a press release today. The six deaths and at least 24 reported cases are among men who have sex with men, the CDC reports, but the disease can affect people of any race, gender, or sexual orientation. ( The New York Times reports that the total number of deaths now tallies seven, with 26 total cases reported, though this was not confirmed in the CDC press release.) About half of the cases are among Hispanic men, the CDC reports.
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