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Massachusetts State House. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Gov. Patrick Signs Compounding Pharmacy Oversight Bill

The bill was signed two years after a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak linked to a compounding pharmacy in Massachusetts.

07/10/2014

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Mass. Lawmakers Pass Compounding Pharmacy Bill

Massachusetts lawmakers have given final approval to a bill overhauling the oversight of compounding pharmacies.

06/30/2014

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

Attorneys: Deal Cut To Create $100M Fund For NECC Meningitis Outbreak

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.

12/23/2013

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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

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Meningitis Victim Now Facing Huge Medical Bills

More than a year after a routine steroid injection turned into a painful fungal infection that nearly killed her, Marjorie Norwood is still suffering physically and emotionally. She also carries a huge stress: the hospital that houses the clinic where she contracted the infection has billed more than half a million dollars for her treatment.

10/27/2013

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Lawmakers OK Compounding Pharmacy Crackdown

The Massachusetts House on Wednesday unanimously approved tougher state regulations on drug compounding pharmacies like the one blamed for a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak.

10/02/2013

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

Congress Unveils Bill For More Oversight For Compounding Pharmacies

House lawmakers have introduced legislation that would bring more federal oversight to large specialty pharmacies like the one that triggered a deadly meningitis outbreak last year.

09/13/2013

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

NECC Insider Talks About Meningitis Outbreak

03/10/2013

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

Lawyer: Mass. Firm Tied To Meningitis Outbreak Paid Out $70M

An attorney for creditors of a pharmacy blamed for a nationwide meningitis outbreak said Thursday that the firm paid out $70 million to company insiders over the last six years.

01/24/2013

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