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.
A Massachusetts lawmaker says he’ll introduce legislation to increase federal oversight of specialty pharmacies like the one linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak.
A forensic pathologist says an autopsy shows a Kentucky judge’s death was linked to tainted steroid shots at a Tennessee clinic.
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.
The Department of Public Health has revoked the license of another compounding pharmacy in the state.
As pharmacy techs mixed medicines for specific customers, one Waltham Compounding Center said they welcome more state oversight.
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.
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.
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.
Authorities were serving search warrants the the New England Compounding Center in Framingham.