This photo provided Oct. 9, 2012, by the Minnesota Department of Health shows shows vials of the injectable steroid product made by New England Compounding Center implicated in a fungal meningitis outbreak that were being shipped to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta from Minneapolis. About 17,700 single-dose vials of the steroid sent to 23 states have been recalled. The outbreak involves 10 states, including Minnesota. (AP Photo/Minnesota Department of Health)
Last year's meningitis outbreak isn't over yet.
Michigan health officials have confirmed two new deaths from the tainted steroids. They are a 64-year-old woman and a 75-year-old man, both from Livingston County. Twenty-two Michigan residents have died since 2012, including three people who received steroid injections in Indiana.
Fungal meningitis has been linked to contaminated steroids produced by a Massachusetts pharmacy. Patients who became ill received injections for neck or back pain.
The deaths in Michigan account for nearly a third of the national total, which is close to 65 deaths. 750 patients have been treated for related illnesses.