Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Meningitis Outbreak: Michigan Attorney General Launches Investigation into Contaminated Steroids
Following the death of 17 Michigan residents who contracted meningitis from contaminated steroids, the states attorney general said on Tuesday he is launching a criminal investigation into a Massachusetts pharmaceutical company linked to the deadly outbreak of meningitis.
Bill Schuette filed a request with the Michigan Court of Appeals for a rare, four-county grand jury to conduct a confidential probe into the New England Compounding Center (NECC) that produced tainted steroids which left 51 people dead nationwide and 730 sick.
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