Meningitis

Patricia Schmiedeknecht of Rhode Island said she suffered significantly as a result of contaminated steroids from NECC. (WBZ-TV)

Mixed Emotions For Meningitis Victims Following NECC Arrests

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.

12/17/2014

Officials, including U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz at center, address the NECC indictments. (WBZ-TV)

‘Bud Weiser,’ ‘Jennifer Lopez’ Among Fake Prescription Names Allegedly Used By Pharmacy

A Framingham pharmacy linked to a deadly national meningitis outbreak put dozens of fake names on prescriptions to defraud the government and avoid regulations, officials said.

12/17/2014

The New England Compounding Center. (Photo credit Jared Wickerham/Getty)

Proposed Fund For Meningitis Victims Upped $35M

A proposed fund to compensate victims of a nationwide meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people has been increased by about $35 million.

12/04/2014

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

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

Lawsuit Against NECC Moves Forward After Meningitis Outbreak

Nearly a year after a nationwide meningitis outbreak, a multi-party lawsuit is moving forward suing New England Compounding Center in Framingham with negligence.

09/19/2013

The New England Compounding Center in Framingham.

Mass. Shuts 11 Pharmacies Following Inspections

Massachusetts officials have ordered 11 compounding pharmacies to completely or partially shut down after a series of recent unannounced state inspections.

02/05/2013

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

Judge Appoints Trustee To Oversee NECC’s Bankruptcy

A judge has agreed to appoint an independent trustee to oversee the bankruptcy of the compounding pharmacy linked to a nationwide meningitis outbreak.

01/24/2013

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

Owners Of Pharmacy Linked To Outbreak Got $16M In Final Months

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.

01/22/2013

Ameridose in Westborough

Ameridose In Mass. Extends Closure Until Feb.

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.

01/03/2013

(Image courtesy: CBS News)

State Takes Action Against Three Compounding Pharmacies

Massachusetts has taken action against three more compounding pharmacies following unannounced inspections that were ordered in the wake of a deadly fungal meningitis outbreak linked to a Framingham pharmacy.

12/06/2012

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