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Meningitis Outbreak Was Murder, Feds Tell Jury

Law360, Boston (January 9, 2017, 6:06 PM EST) -- The head of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy committed murder when his company shipped vials of mold-contaminated steroid injections around the country, federal prosecutors told a jury in Boston on Monday.

New England Compounding Center owner and head pharmacist Barry J. Cadden cut every corner possible to make millions of dollars, then lied to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as investigators tried to pinpoint the source of a devastating meningitis outbreak in 2012, Assistant U.S. Attorney George Varghese told a jury of 10 women and...
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