Springing thousands of drug dealers from prison because of tainted evidence at a poorly-run state lab is bad enough. But now, a lack of oversight by the same Massachusetts agency responsible for the drug lab may have also contributed to an outbreak of fungal meningitis that killed at least a dozen people around the country.Governor Deval Patrick is blaming “a rogue chemist” for 10 years of tainted evidence. He’s accusing the Massachusetts pharmacy linked to the deadly meningitis outbreak of “misleading regulators and operating outside its license.”
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