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Compounding center execs charged with racketeering, murder in 2012 meningitis outbreak

FDLI SmartBrief | Dec 18, 2014

New England Compounding Center owner and head pharmacist Barry Cadden and supervisory pharmacist Glenn Chin were charged Wednesday with racketeering and 25 acts of second-degree murder in seven states in a 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed dozens. U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts Carmen Ortiz said the two were aware that the drugs they produced did not undergo proper sterility tests. Fourteen people, mostly pharmacists, face accusations in a 131-count indictment. New York Times (tiered subscription model), The (12/18)


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