Meningitis outbreak

Ameridose in Westborough

FDA Finds Contamination Issues At Ameridose In Westborough

Federal health inspectors found more than a dozen manufacturing problems, including leaky ceilings and insects, at Ameridose.

11/12/2012

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Hearing Scheduled In Wake Of Mass.-Linked Fungal Meningitis Outbreak

The state’s oversight of compounding pharmacies will be the subject of a legislative hearing.

11/11/2012

The New England Compounding Center in Framingham.

DPH Fires Mass. Pharmacy Board Director As Part Of NECC Investigation

The Director of the Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy has been fired amid an investigation into New England Compounding Center’s role in the nation-wide meningitis outbreak.

11/07/2012

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Kentucky Judge’s Death Linked To Tainted Injections From Mass. Pharmacy

A forensic pathologist says an autopsy shows a Kentucky judge’s death was linked to tainted steroid shots at a Tennessee clinic.

10/31/2012

The New England Compounding Center in Framingham.

State Permanently Revokes License Of Pharmacy In Meningitis Outbreak

Governor Patrick is promising big changes in the wake of a deadly meningitis outbreak linked to a Framingham pharmacy the day after an I-Team investigation found violations at the New England Compounding Center dating back to 1999.

10/23/2012

The New England Compounding Center in Framingham.

I-Team: Regular Inspections Could Have Prevented Meningitis Outbreak

Hundreds of documents released by the state show a history of problems at the New England Compounding Center, many warning signs, and very few inspections.

10/23/2012

The New England Compounding Center in Framingham.

Patrick: Framingham Pharmacy May Have Misled Regulators

Gov. Deval Patrick says the specialty pharmacy linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak may have misled regulators and done work beyond the scope of its state license.

10/10/2012

PainCare LLC in Merrimack, New Hampshire

742 Patients Possibly Exposed To Tainted Steroids In NH

The number of people sickened by a deadly meningitis outbreak has now reached 119 cases, including 11 deaths.

10/09/2012

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

Death Toll Rises To 8 In Framingham Pharmacy-Linked Meningitis Outbreak

As many as 13,000 people received tainted epidural steroid injections manufactured at a Framingham compounding pharmacy according to the Centers for Disease Control.

10/08/2012

The New England Compounding Center in Framingham.

5th Person Dies In National Meningitis Outbreak Linked To Framingham Pharmacy

A fifth person has died in a growing outbreak of a rare form of meningitis that has sickened about three dozen people in several states.

10/04/2012

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