Massachusetts, Michigan To Coordinate NECC Meningitis ProbesAuthorities in Michigan and Massachusetts will coordinate their investigations of a Framingham company that sold steroid injection materials linked to a fungal meningitis outbreak that sickened hundreds of people in 20 states.
Victims Of Compounding Pharmacy's Tainted Steroids Face Mounting FrustrationMichigan Attorney General Bill Schuette said in a prepared statement on Sunday that he and Boston U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz will hold a news conference Monday to discuss a development in the independent state and federal investigations into NECC.
Death Toll In Meningitis Outbreak Increases To 23The death toll in a nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak tied to a Framingham pharmacy increased to 23 on Sunday.
Victims Of Meningitis Outbreak Face Long & Uncertain RecoveryAt least 271 people have fallen ill after contracting meningitis from a contaminated batch of medicine.
21 Dead, 271 Sickened In Meningitis Outbreak, NH Victim Files Lawsuit A New Hampshire victim in the nationwide meningitis outbreak is among those who filed suit this week against the company linked to the outbreak.
Fungus Behind Meningitis Outbreak Found In Vials From Framingham PharmacyHealth officials have confirmed that a fungus behind a meningitis outbreak has also been found in unopened vials of steroid medication.
742 Patients Possibly Exposed To Tainted Steroids In NH The number of people sickened by a deadly meningitis outbreak has now reached 119 cases, including 11 deaths.
Death Toll Rises To 8 In Framingham Pharmacy-Linked Meningitis Outbreak As many as 13,000 people received tainted epidural steroid injections manufactured at a Framingham compounding pharmacy according to the Centers for Disease Control.
Framingham Pharmacy Linked To Meningitis Issues RecallThe pharmacy that distributed a steroid linked to an outbreak of fungal meningitis has issued a voluntary recall of all of its products, calling the move a precautionary measure.
CT Lawmaker Wants Stronger Oversight Of Compounding Pharmacies After OutbreakU.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal is calling for stronger government oversight of so-called "compounding pharmacies" amid a meningitis outbreak in several states that has killed seven people.