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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

The New England Compounding Center in Framingham.

Report: Pharmacy Sent Quality Assurance Report To Customers Despite Lab Bacteria

The compounding pharmacy in Framingham blamed for a national fungal meningitis outbreak reportedly sent customers a “quality assurance report card” just before people started getting sick.

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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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.

State Permanently Revokes License Of Pharmacy In Meningitis Outbreak

Governor Patrick is promising big changes in the wake of a deadly meningitis outbreak linked to a Framingham pharmacy the day after an I-Team investigation found violations at the New England Compounding Center dating back to 1999.

10/23/2012

The New England Compounding Center in Framingham.

I-Team: Regular Inspections Could Have Prevented Meningitis Outbreak

Hundreds of documents released by the state show a history of problems at the New England Compounding Center, many warning signs, and very few inspections.

10/23/2012

The New England Compounding Center in Framingham.

Mass. Pharmacists: NECC May Have ‘Disregarded’ Rules And Regulations

The Massachusetts Pharmacists Association and the Massachusetts Independent Pharmacists Association said it appears that “rules and regulations may have been disregarded” by the New England Compounding Center.

10/17/2012

Law enforcement outside NECC in Framingham.

Federal Agents Raid Framingham Pharmacy Linked To Meningitis Outbreak

Authorities were serving search warrants the the New England Compounding Center in Framingham.

10/16/2012

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