The confirmation came Thursday from the Air Force surgeon general.
No Department of Defense treatment facility is included in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention list of facilities receiving tainted compound from the New England Compounding Center, a Pentagon news release specified.
The CDC and the Food and Drug Administration are jointly reacting to multi-state reports of fungal meningitis among patients who received steroid injections in their spine or other joints since July 1.
According to the Pentagon account, fungal meningitis symptoms are similar to other forms of meningitis, but they often appear more gradually and can be very mild at first. Initial symptoms include headache, fever, nausea and stiffness of the neck. Patients who have received injections since July 1 and are experiencing similar symptons should contact their physician immediately.
The suspect medication was distributed in California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Texas and West Virginia.