The New England Compounding Center in Massachusetts, which has been linked to a deadly fungal meningitis outbreak that has killed 39 people and left 620 patients sick, recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. According to the Huffington Post, although NECC claims it will seek to set up a fund to compensate victims and their…

With 438 infections and 32 deaths reported so far, the fungal meningitis crisis caused by the Massachusetts compounding pharmacy is prompting a stronger focus on patient safety. The New England Compounding Center, which is responsible for the contaminated steroid shots, is under scrutiny after an inspection by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. However, one…

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