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.
Authorities were serving search warrants the the New England Compounding Center in Framingham.
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.
Sen. Scott Brown says he’ll donate to charity about $10,000 in campaign donations he received from executives at the Massachusetts compounding pharmacy suspected in a deadly outbreak of fungal meningitis.
There are now 14 deaths in 11 states linked to the outbreak, the CDC announced Thursday afternoon.
The compounding pharmacy suspected in the outbreak settled a lawsuit alleging it produced a tainted shot that caused a man’s death in 2004.