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FDA Took 684 Days To Warn Meningitis-Linked New England Compounding Center

Reuters | Posted 01.21.2013 | Healthy Living

By Tim McLaughlin BOSTON, Nov 21 (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration took 684 days to issue a warning le...

Congress Must Step in to Prevent Another Deadly Meningitis Outbreak

Lynn R. Goldman | Posted 11.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Lynn R. Goldman

Lawmakers will hold the first hearings this week to investigate the deadly outbreak of meningitis in the United States. Those hearings represent a step in the right direction, but Congress must follow up with legislative action -- or run the risk that this outbreak will be followed by others.

FDA Wanted To Close Meningitis-Linked Pharmacy In 2003, Report Finds

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 01.13.2013 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Nearly a decade ago, federal health inspectors wanted to shut down the pharmacy linked to a recent deadly meningitis outbreak until...

Mold And Bacteria Found In 'Sterile' Rooms In Meningitis-Linked Pharmacy

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 12.26.2012 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Staffers at a pharmacy linked to the deadly meningitis outbreak documented dozens of cases of mold and bacteria growing in rooms th...

Meningitis-Linked Pharmacy Shipped Drugs Before Sterility Results

Reuters | Posted 12.23.2012 | Healthy Living

* Meningitis outbreak has killed 23 people and infected 304 * State vows to regulate compounding pharmacies more strictly ...

Pharmacy Tied to Meningitis Deaths Side-Stepped Punishment In 2006

Reuters | Posted 12.23.2012 | Small Business

BOSTON, Oct 22 (Reuters) - The pharmacy tied to a deadly U.S. meningitis outbreak fended off discipline from health regulators in 2006 that could ha...

Feds Raid Pharmacy Linked With Meningitis Outbreak

Reuters | Posted 12.17.2012 | Healthy Living

By Svea Herbst-Bayliss and Bill Berkrot BOSTON/NEW YORK, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Federal agents on Tuesday raided the Massachusetts pharmac...

Congressman Calls For Investigation To See If Meningitis-Linked Pharmacy Broke Federal Laws

Reuters | Posted 12.16.2012 | Healthy Living

* Federal agents raid New England Compounding Center * FDA "can't assure the sterility" of NECC products * CDC says 231 ...

Company At Center Of Meningitis Outbreak Facing State Investigations

Reuters | Posted 12.13.2012 | Business

* Prison sentence possible if violations found in Michigan * Case shows patchwork nature of state regulations on compounders ...

Investigating Owners At The Center Of Mass. Pharmacy Meningitis Scandal

AP | JAY LINDSAY | Posted 12.15.2012 | Small Business

BOSTON (AP) — The pharmacy linked to the nation's deadly outbreak of meningitis is owned by two brothers-in-law who brought different but complement...

Suit: Firm Behind Meningitis Outbreak Provided Tainted Meds In 2002, Man Died

AP | HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 12.11.2012 | Healthy Living

-- Long before the current rash of fungal meningitis, the compounding pharmacy suspected in the outbreak settled a lawsuit alleging it produced a tai...

Brown Acts After Being Linked To Spread Of Deadly Infection

Reuters | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics

BOSTON, Oct 10 (Reuters) - The campaign of U.S. Senator Scott Brown said on Wednesday it would donate to charity the campaign contri...

Avoid Drugs From Company Tied To Meningitis: FDA

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 12.04.2012 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK — The potential scope of the meningitis outbreak that has killed at least five people widened dramatically Thursday as health officials...