Bacterial Meningitis

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Suspected Case of Bacterial Meningitis in Windham, NH

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.

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The New England Compounding Center in Framingham. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Meningitis Victims Can Likely Inspect Framingham Pharmacy

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.

12/06/2012

NECC co-founder Barry Cadden appears before the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Nov. 14, 2012. (WBZ-TV)

NECC Owner Barry Cadden Declines To Testify At Congressional Hearing

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.

11/14/2012

The New England Compounding Center in Framingham.

Mass. DPH Head Doesn’t Know Why NECC Escaped Severe Penalty In 2004

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.

11/13/2012

The New England Compounding Center in Framingham.

Report: FDA Wanted To Close NECC In 2003

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.

11/13/2012

The New England Compounding Center in Framingham.

Report: Pharmacy Sent Quality Assurance Report To Customers Despite Lab Bacteria

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.

10/31/2012

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Framingham Pharmacy Settled With Family After 2004 Meningitis Death

The compounding pharmacy suspected in the outbreak settled a lawsuit alleging it produced a tainted shot that caused a man’s death in 2004.

10/11/2012

12-year-old Nina Zheng died from a probable bacterial meningitis infection.

Community Mourning Boston Student’s Death Due To Probable Case Of Meningitis

The Boston school community is grieving Tuesday morning after a 12-year-old died from a probable case of bacterial meningitis.

11/22/2011

12-year-old Nina Zheng died from a probable bacterial meningitis infection.

Boston Latin Student Dies Of Probable 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.

11/21/2011

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Bacterial Meningitis Case Diagnosed At Hopedale High School

Parents and kids in Hopedale are learning that someone at the high school has been diagnosed with bacterial meningitis.

11/16/2011

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