State Net Capitol Journal: Massachusetts Governor Says Pharmacy Broke Rules

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (D) said last week that the Farmington pharmacy linked to an outbreak of fungal meningitis that has claimed at least 14 lives and sickened 170 people across 11 states misled state regulators and illegally shipped large batches of drugs across the country. Patrick said...

William A. Ruskin: Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Spurs FDA Oversight Of Drug Compounders

By William A. Ruskin In 2012, a major outbreak of fungal meningitis was traced to drugs compounded by New England Compounding Centers . The outbreak included approximately 750 confirmed cases and has resulted in 64 deaths to date. Tragedies of this scale have often been the impetus for major changes...