Parents at Windham High School received a memo on Friday, saying a male student may have contracted the disease. His name has not been released.
A judge has told lawyers for victims of a deadly national meningitis outbreak tied to a Framingham pharmacy that she will likely grant their request for an exhaustive inspection and testing at the facility.
The owner and director of the specialty pharmacy tied to a deadly meningitis outbreak declined to testify Wednesday morning before a congressional committee investigating the matter.
The head of the Massachusetts health department says investigators still don’t know why regulators backed off a severe penalty against the New England Compounding Center in 2004.
Nearly a decade ago, federal health inspectors wanted to shut down the Framingham pharmacy linked to a recent deadly meningitis outbreak until it cleaned up its operations, according to congressional investigators.
The compounding pharmacy in Framingham blamed for a national fungal meningitis outbreak reportedly sent customers a “quality assurance report card” just before people started getting sick.
The compounding pharmacy suspected in the outbreak settled a lawsuit alleging it produced a tainted shot that caused a man’s death in 2004.
The Boston school community is grieving Tuesday morning after a 12-year-old died from a probable case of bacterial meningitis.
A seventh grade girl at Boston Latin Academy has died in a suspected case of bacterial meningitis, according to a Boston public health official.
Parents and kids in Hopedale are learning that someone at the high school has been diagnosed with bacterial meningitis.
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