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.
The Massachusetts House on Wednesday unanimously approved tougher state regulations on drug compounding pharmacies like the one blamed for a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak.
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.
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.
A judge has agreed to appoint an independent trustee to oversee the bankruptcy of the compounding pharmacy linked to a nationwide meningitis outbreak.
The owners of a pharmacy linked to a fatal meningitis outbreak received more than $16 million in wages and payments as the company grew increasingly prosperous in its final months.
The Framingham compounding pharmacy company linked to a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak is blaming its cleaning contractor.
Gov. Deval Patrick is proposing tighter regulations on compounding pharmacies following last year’s deadly meningitis outbreak linked to a Massachusetts company.
A drug company with the same founders as a compounding pharmacy linked to a meningitis outbreak has agreed to remain closed until at least Feb. 22.