Person in TN dies from fungal meningitis

(WMC-TV) – There has been a fifth death in the growing outbreak of fungal meningitis. And this one has been reported in middle Tenn.

The rare form of meningitis has sickened more than two dozen people in five states.

The chief of medicine at Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville says a patient died there, bringing the number of deaths in Tennessee to three.

Deaths have also been reported in Virginia and Maryland.

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