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Meningitis Outbreak In 2014

Massachusetts curbs compounding pharmacies after 2012 meningitis outbreak

Massachusetts curbs compounding pharmacies after 2012 meningitis outbreakThe Business Insider

Massachusetts curbs compounding pharmacies after 2012 meningitis outbreak

In October 2012, regulators shut down the New England Compounding Center, a Framingham, Massachusetts-based company identified as the source of the tainted steroids that triggered the worst outbreak of fungal meningitis in U.S. history. In response to the ...

Judge allows meningitis case to proceed

Judge allows meningitis case to proceedThe Tennessean

Judge allows meningitis case to proceed

The case involves 33 lawsuits filed as a result of a fungal meningitis outbreak that occurred when patients across ... “We shouldn’t be here,” she told the court at the time. In early 2014, Saint Thomas filed $1.17 billion worth of claims in the ...

Meningitis Research Foundation opens 2014 research funding round

Meningitis Research Foundation opens 2014 research funding round

International charity Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF) has opened its 2014 research grants round ... understanding the molecular basis of vaccine failures, and non-culture cases • The burden of GBS/neonatal meningitis including research that could ...

Patients Sue NJ Hospital Network Over Meningitis Outbreak

Patients Sue NJ Hospital Network Over Meningitis Outbreak

Law360, New York (July 07, 2014, 6:10 PM ET) -- Inspira Health Network Inc. has ... the bankrupt pharmaceutical compounder tied to a fatal 2012 meningitis outbreak. The June 30 suits that Michael Bazikos and Arabella West filed in Essex County Superior ...

Massachusetts signs compounding pharmacy oversight changes

Massachusetts signs compounding pharmacy oversight changesFOX News

Massachusetts signs compounding pharmacy oversight changes

Two years after a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak linked to a compounding pharmacy in Massachusetts, Gov. Deval Patrick on Thursday signed a law he said would address a "gray area" between state and federal oversight of the pharmacies. The measure ...

AHVLA Reports First Swine Dysentery Cases for Two Years in May 2014

AHVLA Reports First Swine Dysentery Cases for Two Years in May 2014The Pig Site

AHVLA Reports First Swine Dysentery Cases for Two Years in May 2014

Oedema disease outbreak in weaners with meningitis-like signs Six-week-old pigs were submitted ... diagnosis in porcine nervous disease in the 12 months to the end of March 2014, with water deprivation, oedema disease, middle ear disease, brain ...

Latina overcomes meningitis

Latina overcomes meningitisVOXXI

Latina overcomes meningitis

According to the National Meningitis Association, adolescents and young adults have an increased susceptibility to meningococcal disease, accounting for 15 percent of all cases. One of seven cases among adolescents will result in death. Rosario Adame ...

Massachusetts gives state boards more power over compounding pharmacies

Massachusetts gives state boards more power over compounding pharmaciesMedCity News

Massachusetts gives state boards more power over compounding pharmacies

And take 2 minutes to help us make MedCityNews.com better for you. Every year, we ask you to tell us a little about yourself (anonymously) to help us create better, more relevant content and features for you. We consider every response and very much ...

Charges in NECC-linked meningitis outbreak expected in 2014

Charges in NECC-linked meningitis outbreak expected in 2014

(CBS News) NEW YORK -- The Michigan state attorney general and the Massachusetts U.S. attorney said Monday they're combining their investigations into a deadly outbreak of meningitis. It traced back to tainted steroids mixed at a Massachusetts pharmacy ...

Three die of meningitis outbreak in Los Angeles area

Three die of meningitis outbreak in Los Angeles area

They were among eight people who have contracted invasive meningococcal disease in 2014, the Public Health Department ... years has seen the number of annual cases range between 12 and 37. Four of the eight meningitis cases this year, including the three ...

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