Meningitis

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

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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

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

Subpoenas Handed Down In Meningitis Case

A federal grand jury has begun to hand down subpoenas in its investigation of the deadly meningitis outbreak linked to a Framingham pharmacy.

12/01/2012

JudyAnn Bigby (far right) gets ready to address officials in NECC hearing at the Statehouse. (Photo credit: WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Carl Stevens)

Bigby: State Overseers And NECC Responsible For National Meningitis Outbreak

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.

11/14/2012

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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

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

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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

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

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