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Grand Traverse man dies from contaminated steroid shot

A Grand Traverse man has died as a result of contaminated steroid injections


A Grand Traverse County man has died after receiving a contaminated steroid injection. The Michigan Department of Community Health confirmed the death tonight.


Angela Minicuci, a spokeswoman for the department, told 7&4 News that it's unclear if the man had fungal meningitis. Because of HIPAA laws, information is limited at this time.


The man was 73-years-old.


Contaminated steroid injections are linked to the deaths of 13 Michigan residents and nearly 244 nationwide.

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