New England Compounding Center

New England Compounding Center

Settlement seeks $100M fund for meningitis victims

BOSTON (AP) — A settlement that could result in a $100 million fund for victims of a nationwide meningitis outbreak linked to a Massachusetts pharmacy has been reached. The agreement between the owners and insurers […]

05/06/2014

President Barack Obama signs a bill in the Oval Office of the White House on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013 (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Obama signs bill for more scrutiny for drug mixers

WASHINGTON (AP) – Compounding pharmacies that custom mix medications in bulk could come under more federal oversight under a bill that’s been signed into law by President Barack Obama. Wednesday’s signing comes a year after […]

11/27/2013

Sen. David Vitter, R-La. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Health overhaul debate snags Senate pharmacy bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — A year after a meningitis outbreak from contaminated pain injections killed at least 64 people and sickened hundreds, Congress is ready to increase federal oversight over compounding pharmacies that custom-mix medications. Before […]

11/11/2013

meningitis patient

Meningitis victims struggle, sue pharmacy

Dozens have sued the New England Compounding Center linked to the deadly fungal meningitis outbreak, including 59-year-old victim Dennis O’Brien, but compensation could take years.

12/13/2012

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