Barry Cadden and Glen Adam Chin, two of 14 NECC employees arrested for their role in a deadly meningitis outbreak, appeared in Federal Court.
Several victims said Wednesday’s arrests are just the next step in a lengthy process after the New England Compounding Center, which allegedly distributed contaminated steroids.
Fourteen people were charged Wednesday for their alleged roles at the Framingham pharmacy blamed for a deadly national meningitis outbreak.
A proposed fund to compensate victims of a nationwide meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people has been increased by about $35 million.
Suspected victims of the meningitis outbreak linked to New England Compounding Center are now suing the chain of New Hampshire pain clinics that gave them the drugs.
The bill was signed two years after a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak linked to a compounding pharmacy in Massachusetts.
Massachusetts lawmakers have given final approval to a bill overhauling the oversight of compounding pharmacies.
Attorneys for creditors of a Massachusetts pharmacy linked to a nationwide meningitis outbreak say they have reached a preliminary settlement that would set up a victim compensation fund worth more than $100 million.
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.
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.