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Pharmacist Arrested In Tainted Steroid Case

A former employee of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy that made steroid injections blamed for the deaths of 64 people has been arrested at a Boston airport.

Federal authorities say Glenn Adam Chin was arrested Thursday at Logan International Airport as he was about to board a flight for Hong Kong

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Governor Signs Law Regulating Compounding Pharmacies

 

Gov. Deval Patrick has signed a law overhauling state oversight of compounding pharmacies in Massachusetts.

The measure had been in the works for nearly two years since a nationwide meningitis outbreak linked to the now-closed New England Compounding Center in Framingham. A t

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Meningitis Outbreak At Princeton University

 

 Seven cases of type B meningitis are prompting Princeton University officials to meet over the weekend to discuss whether or not they are going to offer vaccinations to the student body, a University spokesman told CNN.

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Massachusetts Attorney General Investigating National Meningitis Outbreak

The Massachusetts Attorney General is now involved in the ongoing investigation of the national meningitis outbreak linked to a specialty pharmacy in Framingham.

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Massachusetts Company Linked to Meningitis Outbreak Inspected In 2011

The specialty pharmacy that made the steroid suspected in a deadly meningitis outbreak was cleared by Massachusetts inspectors last year.  Dr. Madeleine Biondolillo, director of the state's Bureau of Healthcare Safety, said Thursday the inspection was required after the New England Compounding Center in Framingham relocated.  

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