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Dr. Molly O'Dell, right, health director of the New River Valley Health District, addresses a press conference on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012 in Roanoke, Va., concerning the recent fungal menigitis outbreak investigation tied to tainted injections. Other health care officials participating are, from the left; LewisGale Regional Health System CEO Victor Giovanetti, Director of the Roanoke-Alleghany Health Department Dr. Stephanie Harper, Chief Medical Officer for LewisGale Regional Health System Dr. Gary Winfield, Dr. Thomas Kerkering, Infectious Disease, Carilion Clinic. Public health officials in Virginia say the number of suspected cases of a rare and potentially deadly outbreak of meningitis has increased to five. The state has recorded one death linked to a fungal meningitis outbreak.(AP Photo/The Roanoke Times, Stephanie Klein-Davis)
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Dr. Molly O'Dell, right, health director of the New River Valley Health District, addresses a press conference on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012 in Roanoke, Va., concerning the recent fungal menigitis outbreak investigation tied to tainted injections. Other health care officials participating are, from the left; LewisGale Regional Health System CEO Victor Giovanetti, Director of the Roanoke-Alleghany Health Department Dr. Stephanie Harper, Chief Medical Officer for LewisGale Regional Health System Dr. Gary Winfield, Dr. Thomas Kerkering, Infectious Disease, Carilion Clinic. Public health officials in Virginia say the number of suspected cases of a rare and potentially deadly outbreak of meningitis has increased to five. The state has recorded one death linked to a fungal meningitis outbreak.(AP Photo/The Roanoke Times, Stephanie Klein-Davis)

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