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Health Official Fired Over Meningitis Outbreak
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. The Colorado pharmacy board complained about the New England Compounding Center in Ju…
Bacteria Found in Pharmacy Linked to Deadly Meningitis
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health inspectors say they found bacteria and mold growing in rooms that were supposed to be kept sterile at the pharmacy linked to a deadly outbreak of meningitis. The Food and Drug Administration has released its initial report after investigating the New England Co…
Meningitis Outbreak Subsiding Says Doctor
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's chief medical officer says the rate of new infections from a deadly fungal meningitis outbreak appears to be declining in the state where it was first discovered. Dr. David Reagan said in an interview Thursday that not everyone who received the contamin…