LANSING, Mich. -

According to The Center for Disease Control and Prevention the number of people in Michigan infected with fungal meningitis is now 39. 

Michigan is the second state to have the highest number of people affected by the outbreak. 

Tennessee has 49 cases and nationwide 170 people have been infected from tainted steroid injections.

Watch:Dr. McGeorge answers meningitis questions.

Read:Outbreak claims 3 in Michigan.

Meningitis: What you need to know

Published On: Oct 08 2012 11:45:00 AM EDT

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

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Find out what you need to know about the meningitis and the outbreak that has killed at least 11 people and sickened more than 100 others.