A national investigation of tainted steroids that infected hundreds of people with meningitis remains “very active.”
Deborah Geiersbach, 50, died Saturday in Bay County.
An Oakland County student is being treated for bacterial meningitis.
Bill Schuette filed a request with the Michigan Court of Appeals for a rare, four-county grand jury to conduct a confidential probe.
Michigan health officials say an 80-year-old Traverse City-area man is 17th person from the state to die as a result of contaminated steroids supplied by a Massachusetts pharmaceutical company.
Another Michigan resident has died of complications from the nationwide meningitis outbreak.
Authorities say the number of meningitis and other infections linked to contaminated steroids has risen to 239 in Michigan. That includes 14 deaths.
Another person in Michigan has died as a result of tainted steroid shots that caused everything from meningitis to serious fungal infections.
A national outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to contaminated steroids has affected at least 227 people in Michigan, an increase of seven in the past week. The number of deaths remains unchanged at 13.
The Michigan Department of Community Health says there have been 67 meningitis cases as of Friday.