Massachusetts regulators have ordered all pharmacists and pharmacy technicians who worked at the Framingham company linked to the national fungal meningitis outbreak to immediately stop working in the drug-compounding industry, a sign that state officials are concerned that its frontline workers might not have followed proper procedures. An Oct. 31 letter from the state pharmacy board states that pharmacists and technicians employed by New England Compounding Center “may present an immediate or serious threat to the public health, safety and welfare.”
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