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NECC Injections at MAPS and Minnesota Surgery Center

To date, there are 13 confirmed fungal infection cases in Minnesota (all in the Twin Cities area) linked to steroid injections made by New England Compounding Center (NECC). Attorney Fred Pritzker is representing over 40 patients with NECC injection claims,…

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Minnesota Osteomyelitis (Bone Infection) Case is 13th Fungal Infection from Tainted NECC Steroids in the State

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has identified a 13th patient with a fungal infection following treatment with tainted injectable steroids made by the New England Compounding Center (NECC), a compounding pharmacy in Massachusetts. The patient is a female in…

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NECC Co-Owner Barry Cadden Pleads the Fifth at Congressional Hearing

Barry Cadden, one of the owners of New England Compounding Company (NECC), appeared at a congressional hearing today, pleaded the Fifth Amendment to every question asked, and left the hearing room without an apology or a word of explanation for…

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Epidural Abscess Linked to NECC Steroid Injection

Attorney Fred Pritzker is representing over 40 patients in lawsuits against New England Compounding Center (NECC), the compounding pharmacy whose methylprednisolone acetate (MPA) injections caused an outbreak of fungal meningitis in 19 states, and now a related outbreak of fungal…

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Ameridose Recall of all Products

Ameridose, a company connected to the New England Compounding Center (NECC), announced a recall of any unexpired products remaining in circulation. The recall is in response to an FDA notification that it will be seeking improvements in Ameridose’s sterility testing…

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What is a Compounding Pharmacy and Was it Illegal for NECC to Sell Methylprednisolone Acetate in Bulk?

The meningitis outbreak linked to New England Compounding Center (NECC) has grown to over 350 CDC-confirmed cases. According to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH), NECC, a compounding pharmacy licensed in MA, acted like a regular drug manufacturer by…

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CDC Case Definition of NECC Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Victim

The CDC is making a distinction between patients exposed to one of 3 lots of methylprednisolone acetate linked to the national meningitis outbreak and other NECC medications. Below are the CDC case definitions for both kinds of patients, first those…

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Fairview Health Services in Minnesota Received NECC Cardioplegic Solution Used for Heart Surgery Recalled for Fungal Risk

Fairview Health Services in Minnesota told the Star Tribune that about 250 of its patients received cardioplegic solution made by New England Compounding Center (NECC) that may contain fungus. Patients who were injected with the cardioplegia, a steroid, during heart…