BOSTON (AP) — A judge has ordered home confinement for two men facing the most serious charges in a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak blamed on a defunct Massachusetts compounding pharmacy.

Magistrate Judge Jennifer Boal set bail and release conditions Friday for Barry Cadden and Glenn Chin while they await trial.

Barry Cadden. (Photo credit: Wrentham Police)

Barry Cadden. (Photo credit: Wrentham Police)

Cadden is a co-founder of the New England Compounding Center; Chin was the Framingham company’s supervisory pharmacist. They have pleaded not guilty to 25 counts each of second-degree murder under federal racketeering law. Twelve others tied to the business also face charges.

Glenn Adam Chin leaves federal court, Sept. 11, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Glenn Adam Chin leaves federal court, Sept. 11, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

More than 750 people were sickened by tainted drugs and 64 died.

Boal ordered Cadden released on $500,000 bail and Chin released on $50,000 bail. Both will be under GPS monitoring and are banned from working in the pharmaceutical industry.

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