Authorities in Michigan and Massachusetts will coordinate their investigations of a Framingham company that sold steroid injection materials linked to a fungal meningitis outbreak that sickened hundreds of people in 20 states.
More than a year after a routine steroid injection turned into a painful fungal infection that nearly killed her, Marjorie Norwood is still suffering physically and emotionally. She also carries a huge stress: the hospital that houses the clinic where she contracted the infection has billed more than half a million dollars for her treatment.
The Massachusetts House on Wednesday unanimously approved tougher state regulations on drug compounding pharmacies like the one blamed for a deadly nationwide 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.
House lawmakers have introduced legislation that would bring more federal oversight to large specialty pharmacies like the one that triggered a deadly meningitis outbreak last year.
The decision comes in the wake of last year’s deadly meningitis outbreak that began at a compounding pharmacy in Framingham.
’60 Minutes’ has broadcast the first video from inside the Framingham pharmacy at the center of a national meningitis outbreak.
An attorney for creditors of a pharmacy blamed for a nationwide meningitis outbreak said Thursday that the firm paid out $70 million to company insiders over the last six years.
A judge has agreed to appoint an independent trustee to oversee the bankruptcy of the compounding pharmacy linked to a nationwide meningitis outbreak.