The FDA found mold and bacteria in two so-called “clean rooms” in the Framingham specialty pharmacy linked to the nationwide meningitis outbreak.
State officials say they found unclean conditions including visible black particle matter in vials of the recalled injectable steroid.
State officials said Tuesday they found medications that were not properly sterilized and black matter found floating in vials of steroids during their preliminary investigation into the New England Compounding Center.
Gov. Patrick says the state has moved to revoke the licenses of the New England Compounding Center and three pharmacists there.
A professor who specialized in regulatory law discusses the Framingham specialty pharmacy linked to the nationwide meningitis outbreak.
Newly released documents suggest a pattern of violations and modest, rather than strict, penalties for Framingham-based New England Compounding Center.
Over 280 people nationwide are victims of an outbreak that began when a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy shipped contaminated medication. Twenty-three people have died.
Westborough-based Ameridose is under the same ownership as the Framingham facility linked to the nationwide meningitis outbreak.
The chief medical officer of Tufts Medical Center addresses concerns that additional drugs made by a Massachusetts pharmacy linked to a national meningitis outbreak may be contaminated.
Dr. Padma Gulur, of MGH, says her patients are concerned but are continuing to receive treatment.
Health officials say four more people have died in the national meningitis outbreak, bringing the number of deaths to 19.
Criminal investigators from the FDA are at the Massachusetts firm whose steroid medication has been linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak.
Health officials want doctors to contact patients who got any injection made by the Framingham company and warn them of the risk of infection.
We speak with Connecticut U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal about the Framingham pharmacy suspected to be the center of the fungal meningitis outbreak across the country.
The pharmacy linked to the nation’s deadly outbreak of meningitis is owned by two brothers-in-law who brought different but complementary skills to the venture.
The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services said four people are suffering from a rare form of fungal meningitis linked to a Massachusetts company.