A federal grand jury has begun to hand down subpoenas in its investigation of the deadly meningitis outbreak linked to a Framingham pharmacy.
Massachusetts Health and Human Services Secretary JudyAnn Bigby says state overseers and the managers of a compounding pharmacy bear responsibility for a fatal, nationwide outbreak of fungal meningitis.
The state’s oversight of compounding pharmacies will be the subject of a legislative hearing.
A company spokesman says the notice affects 650 employees at Ameridose and 140 employees at its marketing and support arm.
A company with the same founders as a specialty pharmacy tied to a deadly meningitis outbreak has agreed to extend its voluntary closure until Nov. 19.
A Massachusetts lawmaker says he’ll introduce legislation to increase federal oversight of specialty pharmacies like the one linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak.
A forensic pathologist says an autopsy shows a Kentucky judge’s death was linked to tainted steroid shots at a Tennessee clinic.
The Department of Public Health has revoked the license of another compounding pharmacy in the state.
The death toll in a nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak tied to a Framingham pharmacy increased to 25 on Friday.
As pharmacy techs mixed medicines for specific customers, one Waltham Compounding Center said they welcome more state oversight.