Meningitis

Ameridose in Westborough

Layoffs At Firm Tied To Mass. Pharmacy In Meningitis Outbreak

A company spokesman says the notice affects 650 employees at Ameridose and 140 employees at its marketing and support arm.

11/08/2012

Ameridose in Westborough

Board Extends Closure In Meningitis Investigation

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.

11/02/2012

Congressman Ed Markey. (Photo courtesy: WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Bernice Corpuz)

Markey’s Bill Would Tighten Rules On Specialty Pharmacies

A Massachusetts lawmaker says he’ll introduce legislation to increase federal oversight of specialty pharmacies like the one linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak.

11/01/2012

(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

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

DPH Shuts Down Another Compounding Pharmacy After Random Checks

The Department of Public Health has revoked the license of another compounding pharmacy in the state.

10/28/2012

The New England Compounding Center in Framingham.

Death Toll In Meningitis Outbreak Rises To 25

The death toll in a nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak tied to a Framingham pharmacy increased to 25 on Friday.

10/26/2012

(Image courtesy: CBS News)

Waltham Compounding Center Welcomes Surprise Inspections, More Oversight

As pharmacy techs mixed medicines for specific customers, one Waltham Compounding Center said they welcome more state oversight.

10/24/2012

The New England Compounding Center in Framingham.

Death Toll In Meningitis Outbreak Increases To 23

The death toll in a nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak tied to a Framingham pharmacy increased to 23 on Sunday.

10/20/2012

The New England Compounding Center in Framingham.

Victims Of Meningitis Outbreak Face Long & Uncertain Recovery

At least 271 people have fallen ill after contracting meningitis from a contaminated batch of medicine.

10/20/2012

(Image courtesy: CBS News)

21 Dead, 271 Sickened In Meningitis Outbreak, NH Victim Files Lawsuit

A New Hampshire victim in the nationwide meningitis outbreak is among those who filed suit this week against the company linked to the outbreak.

10/19/2012

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