CNN) The U.S. Centers for Disease Control
Prevention and the Florida Department of Health are investigating
one of the worst outbreaks of meningococcal disease in gays
bisexuals in U.S. history," the CDC said on Wednesday.
The CDC said on Thursday that there were 26 cases and seven deaths from
meningococcal disease in Florida during the investigation.
There were 24 cases and six deaths among men who had sex with men.