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October 5, 2012
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Teresa Russell, second from left, comforts her brother, Jeffrey Russell, left, as Jeffrey talks about their mother, Janet Russell, on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, in Nashville, Tenn. Janet Russell is suffering from a deadly fungal meningitis that 39 people in six states have also contracted after getting steroid shots for back pain. Five have died. Sister Tracy Barreiro, is seated second from right, and father Bobby Russell, is at right.

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Tracy Barreiro, center, talks about her mother, Janet Russell, on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, in Nashville, Tenn. Janet Russell is suffering from a deadly fungal meningitis that 39 people in six states have also contracted after getting steroid shots for back pain. At left is Barreiro’s sister, Teresa Russell, and at right is their father, Bobby Russell.

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Bobby Russell, the husband of Janet Russell, talks about his wife’s condition during an interview on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, in Nashville, Tenn. Janet Russell is suffering from a deadly fungal meningitis that 39 people in six states have also contracted after getting steroid shots for back pain.

Mark Humphrey photo

Bobby Russell, the husband of Janet Russell, talks about his wife’s condition during an interview on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, in Nashville, Tenn. Janet Russell is suffering from a deadly fungal meningitis that 39 people in six states have also contracted after getting steroid shots for back pain.

Mark Humphrey photo

Teresa Russell, second from left, comforts her brother, Jeffrey Russell, left, as Jeffrey talks about their mother, Janet Russell, on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012, in Nashville, Tenn. Janet Russell is suffering from a deadly fungal meningitis that 39 people in six states have also contracted after getting steroid shots for back pain. Five have died. Sister Tracy Barreiro, is seated second from right, and father Bobby Russell, is at right.