Meningitis outbreak

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

Coakley Calls For Change In Corporate Manslaughter Law

A nearly 200-year-old Massachusetts statute outlining the penalties for corporate manslaughter is being thrust into the spotlight again as lawmakers on Beacon Hill and in Congress wrestle with the fallout from a deadly meningitis outbreak linked to a local compounding pharmacy.

11/17/2012

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

Andover Woman May Be First Mass. Case Linked To Meningitis Outbreak

A 71-year-old Andover woman may be Massachusetts’ first case of fungal meningitis linked the embattled Framingham pharmacy company at the center of a deadly nationwide outbreak, WBZ-TV has learned.

11/16/2012

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

Lack Of Answers Frustrates Victims Of Meningitis Outbreak

Matthew Spencer, the Mayor of Somersworth, New Hampshire is looking better, but disappointed with the NECC, the FDA and Massachusetts.

11/15/2012

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

(Image courtesy: CBS News)

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

(Image courtesy: CBS News)

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

more

previous

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,453 other followers