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Oct 30

Regulations of Compounding Pharmacies Debated in the Wake of National Meningitis Scare

By Joe Messa

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health says the compounding pharmacy, New England Compounding Center, tied to a widespread fungal meningitis outbreak had dirty floors and a leaky boiler. Inspectors also reported finding lapses in the use and maintenance of autoclaves, machines designed to kill any potential contaminant, at NECC. The safety issues may have compromised […]

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