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NECC Fungal Meningitis Settlement May Result in $100M Payment

  • Written by: Irvin Jackson
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The owners of a compounding pharmacy blamed for last year’s fungal meningitis outbreak say they are willing to create a $100 million victim compensation fund for dozens who were killed and hundreds severely injured by the outbreak.…

Lawmakers Want FDA Meningitis Outbreak Docs

Congressional Republicans are threatening to hold hostage new powers that could help the FDA prevent a future disaster like the recent fungal meningitis outbreak, indicating that they will not clarify the FDA’s authority until the agency turns over specific documents regarding its dealings with the pharmacy at the center of the controversy. …

FDA Warned of Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Years Ago: Congressional Rpt

Lawmakers have released a report on the FDA’s interactions with the compounding pharmacy linked to a nationwide outbreak of fungal meningitis infections, revealing deep concerns within the agency over the safety of the facility as early as 2002, and indicating that efforts to shut the pharmacy down failed due to state intervention. …

Compounding Pharmacies May Face Tougher FDA Regulation, Per Bill

As individuals throughout the United States continue to deal with an outbreak of fungal meningitis from tainted epidural steroid injections mixed at one Massachusetts compounding pharmacy, a congressman is introducing a new bill that would provide the FDA with clearer authority and regulatory powers over the compounding pharmacy industry.…

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