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Framingham pharmacy may be source of fungal meningitis outbreak blamed for 4 deaths

Massachusetts and federal health officials have reportedly identified a Framingham pharmacy as the source of injectable steroids that may have infected more than 25 people, four fatally, with a rare form of fungal meningitis. The pharmacy, New England Compounding Center, … Continue reading

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Dangerous Drug Lawsuit in Massachusetts due to Serious Infection caused by Recalled Psoriasis Drug, Raptiva®

Drug manufacturer, Genentech, announced the recall of Raptiva® in April 2009. This drug was used to treat Psoriasis, and was linked to a life-threatening brain infection, progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML). Since Raptiva® was first introduced to the U.S. market, it … Continue reading

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