You can now read 10 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

The Boston Globe

Health & wellness

12 more infected with fungal meningitis

Twelve more people have been infected in an outbreak of fungal meningitis tied to a Framingham pharmacy, bringing the total number of cases to 294. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported no new deaths when it updated its infection report Monday.

Twenty-three people have died after receiving steroid injections made at the New England Compounding Center. Three joint infections have also been tied to the steroids, which are used to treat back and joint pain.

Loading comments...

You have reached the limit of 10 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week