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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

The New England Compounding Center in Framingham.

DPH Fires Mass. Pharmacy Board Director As Part Of NECC Investigation

The Director of the Massachusetts Board of Pharmacy has been fired amid an investigation into New England Compounding Center’s role in the nation-wide meningitis outbreak.

11/07/2012

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

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

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