Meningitis: What you need to know

POSTED: 10:20 AM Oct 08 2012   UPDATED: 1:48 PM 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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What is meningitis? Meningitis is an inflammation of the lining of the brain and spinal cord, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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