Police say thirty-year-old Nicole Chase walked into Ken’s Pharmacy on Elm Street and handed the pharmacist a note demanding Percocet. Police said the note also indicated she had a gun.
’60 Minutes’ has broadcast the first video from inside the Framingham pharmacy at the center of a national meningitis outbreak.
The pills, which have a street value of $500,000, were allegedly stolen from a Hyannis pharmacy during a major winter storm earlier this month.
A company spokesman says the notice affects 650 employees at Ameridose and 140 employees at its marketing and support arm.
The death toll in a nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak tied to a Framingham pharmacy increased to 25 on Friday.
The compounding pharmacy suspected in the outbreak settled a lawsuit alleging it produced a tainted shot that caused a man’s death in 2004.
Health officials say the death toll in a rare fungal meningitis outbreak across several states has risen to seven.
Four California clinics have received steroid shots from a recalled batch linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak, and at least two clinics have alerted about 300 patients they may have been treated with contaminated medicine, according to federal and clinic officials.
Health officials say a rare meningitis outbreak has sickened 26 people in five states who received steroid injections for back pain. Four people have died.
The Justice Department says CVS Pharmacy Inc. has agreed to pay $17.5 million to settle allegations it overcharged Medicaid programs in 10 states.
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