Meningitis Outbreak

3 More Deaths Linked To Meningitis Outbreak

October 09, 2012

The number of people sickened by a deadly meningitis outbreak has now reached 119 cases, including 11 deaths.

13,000 Got Suspect Steroid Shots

October 09, 2012

As many as 13,000 people received steroid shots suspected in a national meningitis outbreak, health officials said Monday. But it’s not clear how many are in danger.

Steroid-Related Meningitis Cases Rise To 105

October 08, 2012

The Framingham-based pharmacy that produced the steroid has issued a voluntary recall of all of its products, calling it a precautionary measure.

Mass. Pharmacy Linked To Meningitis Outbreak Issues Wide Recall

October 07, 2012

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.

Meningitis Outbreak Death Toll Rises To 7

October 07, 2012
A sign requesting "No Soliciting" hangs on the door of New England Compounding in Framingham, Mass., Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the outbreak has spread to more than 60 people across nine states.

Steroid Firm Was Investigated By Mass. In 2006

October 06, 2012

The Framingham-based New England Compounding Center is at the center of the ongoing investigation into a deadly meningitis outbreak.

Mass. Company Linked To Meningitis Outbreak Inspected In 2011

October 05, 2012

The inspection by the Department of Public Health was required after the New England Compounding Center relocated its pharmacy.

Avoid Drugs From Mass. Firm Tied To Meningitis, FDA Says

October 04, 2012

U.S. health officials are urging doctors and hospitals not to use any products from the New England Compounding Center.

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