A Westborough company run by the same executives who operated a specialty pharmacy linked to a fatal meningitis outbreak has agreed to temporarily shut down.
Gov. Deval Patrick says the specialty pharmacy linked to a deadly meningitis outbreak may have misled regulators and done work beyond the scope of its state license.
The number of people sickened by a deadly meningitis outbreak has now reached 119 cases, including 11 deaths.
As many as 13,000 people received steroid shots suspected in a national meningitis outbreak, health officials said Monday. But it’s not clear how many are in danger.
The Framingham-based pharmacy that produced the steroid has issued a voluntary recall of all of its products, calling it a precautionary measure.
The pharmacy that distributed a steroid linked to an outbreak of fungal meningitis has issued a voluntary recall of all of its products, calling the move a precautionary measure.
The Framingham-based New England Compounding Center is at the center of the ongoing investigation into a deadly meningitis outbreak.
The inspection by the Department of Public Health was required after the New England Compounding Center relocated its pharmacy.
U.S. health officials are urging doctors and hospitals not to use any products from the New England Compounding Center.