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Nearly 700 People Sickened by Tainted Steroids
FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (WKRC) -- The New England Compounding Center has reached a settlement with victims of a major meningitis outbreak.
Attorneys involved with the matter say the 100-million dollar fund will compensate the victims and pay off creditors.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the outbreak was linked to tainted steroid injections from the Massachusetts-based center. Nearly 700 people were sickened and dozens of deaths were reported.
The plan is now awaiting a judge's approval.