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DOJ indicts 14 involved with 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak

December 18, 2014

Fourteen people were indicted in connection with the 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak caused by contaminated vials of injectable steroids, according to the Department of Justice.

The 131-count criminal indictment included charges for 25 acts of second-degree murder brought against Barry J. Cadden, the owner and head pharmacist of the New England Compounding Center (NECC), and Glenn A. Chin, NECC’s supervisory pharmacist.

Health Care Legislative and Regulatory Update

New year, new code: How to get paid for chronic care management in 2015, part 1

December 18, 2014
From international law firm Arnold & Porter LLP comes a timely column that provides views on current regulatory and legislative topics that weigh on the minds of today’s…
FDA News

FDA announces members of its Pharmacy Compounding Committee

December 18, 2014
The FDA has announced the roster of its new Pharmacy Compounding Advisory Committee, the agency announced in a press release. The 14-member committee includes a lineup…
In the Journals

HCV coinfection did not impair mental function in HIV patients

December 18, 2014
Neurocognitive performance did not appear to be associated with HCV coinfection among people with HIV, according to recently published data. David B. Clifford, MD
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US hospitals step up training, preparation for Ebola

Infectious Disease News, December 2014
Since Thomas Eric Duncan was diagnosed with Ebola virus on his second trip to a Dallas hospital after initially being discharged despite his travel history, hospitals…
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HCV Consults: Volume 1, Number 3

HCV Consults: Volume 1, Number 3

This activity is supported by educational grants from AbbVie and Genentech, Inc.

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Student education, immunization requirements necessary to prevent outbreaks on college campuses

November 28, 2014
NEW YORK — James C. Turner, MD, executive director of the department of student health and the National Social…
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CRITICAL ISSUES IN HBV: Considerations in Optimizing HBV Treatment

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Gilead Sciences Medical Affairs.

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is a global epidemic with a worldwide burden. Physicians must address the importance…
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