A 15th person has died in the nationwide outbreak of a rare fungal meningitis linked to a Framingham pharmacy.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday that the number of cases of rare fungal meningitis nationwide has increased to 184 with 14 deaths.
There are now 14 deaths in 11 states linked to the outbreak, the CDC announced Thursday afternoon.
As many as 13,000 people received tainted epidural steroid injections manufactured at a Framingham compounding pharmacy according to the Centers for Disease Control.
The pharmacy that distributed a steroid linked to an outbreak of fungal meningitis has issued a voluntary recall of all of its products, calling the move a precautionary measure.
Health officials say they have now confirmed more than 90 cases of a rare fungal meningitis that has been linked to a steroid commonly used to ease back pain.
Think your teen would never text while driving? More than half of high school seniors admitted in a government survey that they’ve done just that.
The Centers for Disease Control is investigating a salmonella outbreak possibly related to products from Diamond Pet Foods.
The Center for Disease Control says since the popular movie Contagion came out, they’ve received a number of calls from concerned citizens.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the figures Wednesday in a report said to be the government’s first to offer national statistics for both adults and kids.