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.
WASHINGTON (AP) – The owner and director of the specialty pharmacy tied to a deadly meningitis outbreak has declined to testify before a congressional committee investigating the matter. Barry Cadden, co-founder of the New England […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal health inspectors have found more than a dozen sterility problems, including insects, at a drugmaking facility with the same founders as the specialty pharmacy linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak. The […]
BOSTON (AP) – The Massachusetts pharmacy board’s director has been fired for ignoring a complaint that a company linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak was shipping drugs in bulk, in violation of its state license. […]
If dealing with storm damage isn’t bad enough, some families are returning home to find they’ve been the victim of looters.The Weather Channel reports on this unfortunate turn of events.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Forecasters say another messy – and wintry – storm may cause post-Election Day problems for an already weather weary East Coast. But meteorologists add that it’s six days out, so that’s rather […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health inspectors say staffers at a pharmacy linked to the deadly meningitis outbreak over the past year documented dozens of cases of mold and bacteria growing in rooms that were […]
BOSTON (AP) – Massachusetts state officials say they found unclean conditions including visible black specks of fungus in steroids made by a pharmacy linked to a deadly outbreak of meningitis. Gov. Deval Patrick said Tuesday […]
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – The earthquake that rattled southern Maine was felt in New England states as far away as Connecticut, but caused no apparent damage or injuries. Patrons of a pizza parlor near the […]
NEW YORK (AP) – Two more drugs from a specialty pharmacy linked to a meningitis outbreak are now being investigated, U.S. health officials said, as they urged doctors to contact patients who got any kind […]
A rare meningitis outbreak has infected 35 people in six states, health officials warn. All received steroid injections, a fairly typical treatment. One New York anesthesiologist says, “It’s the first time I’ve ever seen anything […]
NEW YORK (AP) – U.S. health officials ramped up warnings Thursday about a Massachusetts specialty pharmacy linked to a widening outbreak of a rare kind of meningitis, urging doctors and hospitals not to use any […]