New England Compounding Center
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.
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.
The death toll in a nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak tied to a Framingham pharmacy increased to 25 on Friday.
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 death toll in a nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak tied to a Framingham pharmacy increased to 23 on Sunday.
At least 271 people have fallen ill after contracting meningitis from a contaminated batch of medicine.
A New Hampshire victim in the nationwide meningitis outbreak is among those who filed suit this week against the company linked to the outbreak.