New England Compounding Center
Authorities have seized over $18 million from the owners of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy at the center of a deadly, 2012 meningitis outbreak.
Barry Cadden and Glen Adam Chin, two of 14 NECC employees arrested for their role in a deadly meningitis outbreak, appeared in Federal Court.
Several victims said Wednesday’s arrests are just the next step in a lengthy process after the New England Compounding Center, which allegedly distributed contaminated steroids.
Fourteen people were charged Wednesday for their alleged roles at the Framingham pharmacy blamed for a deadly national meningitis outbreak.
A Framingham pharmacy linked to a deadly national meningitis outbreak put dozens of fake names on prescriptions to defraud the government and avoid regulations, officials said.
A proposed fund to compensate victims of a nationwide meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people has been increased by about $35 million.
Suspected victims of the meningitis outbreak linked to New England Compounding Center are now suing the chain of New Hampshire pain clinics that gave them the drugs.
The supervising pharmacist at the now-closed New England Compounding Center was arrested at Logan Airport Thursday as he was about to board a flight overseas, investigators said.
The bill was signed two years after a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak linked to a compounding pharmacy in Massachusetts.
Massachusetts lawmakers have given final approval to a bill overhauling the oversight of compounding pharmacies.