Murder charges laid in deadly 2012 U.S. meningitis outbreak

December 18, 2014 2:08 PM

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Murder charges laid in deadly 2012 U.S. meningitis outbreak

Federal prosecutors charged 14 people in a 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people nationwide in what authorities called the largest criminal case ever brought in the U.S. over contaminated medicine.

The co-founders, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians at a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy are accused of using expired ingredients and failing to follow standards for cleanliness at the now-closed New England Compounding Center in Framingham, which is blamed for tainted steroids that caused the ...

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