Fungal Meningitis

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Massachusetts, Michigan To Coordinate NECC Meningitis Probes

Authorities in Michigan and Massachusetts will coordinate their investigations of a Framingham company that sold steroid injection materials linked to a fungal meningitis outbreak that sickened hundreds of people in 20 states.

11/25/2013

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

Victims Of Compounding Pharmacy’s Tainted Steroids Face Mounting Frustration

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette said in a prepared statement on Sunday that he and Boston U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz will hold a news conference Monday to discuss a development in the independent state and federal investigations into NECC.

11/24/2013

The New England Compounding Center in Framingham.

Mass. Pharmacists: NECC May Have ‘Disregarded’ Rules And Regulations

The Massachusetts Pharmacists Association and the Massachusetts Independent Pharmacists Association said it appears that “rules and regulations may have been disregarded” by the New England Compounding Center.

10/17/2012

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2 More Fungal Meningitis Cases In NH Linked To Framingham Pharmacy

Two more people have been diagnosed with fungal meningitis in New Hampshire after receiving contaminated steroid injections.

10/16/2012

The New England Compounding Center in Framingham.

New Problems Possible With Other Meds From Mass. Pharmacy In Meningitis Outbreak

There may be issues with more medications from a Framingham pharmacy at the center of a deadly national meningitis outbreak.

10/15/2012

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Meningitis Outbreak Linked To Framingham Pharmacy Now At 12 Deaths, 137 Cases

There are now 12 deaths in 10 states linked to the outbreak, the CDC announced Wednesday afternoon.

10/10/2012

The New England Compounding Center in Framingham.

9 Dead, 13,000 At Possible Risk In Meningitis Outbreak

As many as 13,000 people received steroid shots suspected in a national meningitis outbreak, health officials said. But it’s not clear how many are in danger.

10/09/2012

A syringe. (Photo Illustration by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Framingham Pharmacy Linked To Meningitis Issues Recall

The pharmacy that distributed a steroid linked to an outbreak of fungal meningitis has issued a voluntary recall of all of its products, calling the move a precautionary measure.

10/07/2012

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