Former Supervisory Pharmacist of Defunct New England Compounding Center Resentenced in Connection wi …

former supervisory pharmacist of defunct new england compounding center resentenced in connection with 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak

Sumary of Former Supervisory Pharmacist of Defunct New England Compounding Center Resentenced in Connection with 2012 Fungal Meningitis Outbreak:

  • Significantly, the First Circuit held that the patients who were injected with NECC’s contaminated preservative-free methylprednisolone acetate (MPA) may be considered victims of the fraud.
  • In 2012, 753 patients in 20 states were diagnosed with a fungal infection after receiving injections of MPA manufactured by NECC, and more than 100 patients died as a result.
  • The outbreak was the largest public health crisis ever caused by a contaminated pharmaceutical drug.
  • Chin directed the shipping of drugs prior to receiving test results confirming their sterility, and he directed NECC staff to mislabel drugs to conceal this practice.

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