10/11/2012 01:56 EDT | Updated 12/11/2012 05:12 EST

CDC: Cases of a rare fungal meningitis rise to 170; 2 more death makes 14

An outbreak of fungal meningitis has been linked to steroid shots for back pain. The medication, made by a specialty pharmacy in Massachusetts, has been recalled.

Latest numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

Illnesses: 170

Deaths: 14

States: 11; Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee and Virginia.