The death toll in a nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak tied to a Framingham pharmacy increased to 23 on Sunday.
At least 271 people have fallen ill after contracting meningitis from a contaminated batch of medicine.
A New Hampshire victim in the nationwide meningitis outbreak is among those who filed suit this week against the company linked to the outbreak.
Health officials have confirmed that a fungus behind a meningitis outbreak has also been found in unopened vials of steroid medication.
A recall of peanut butter has expanded to include all peanuts from Sunland Inc.
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.