Co-owner, ex-employee of pharmacy in U.S. meningitis outbreak acquitted

FILE PHOTO: Gregory Conigliaro, a co-owner of the now-defunct New England Compounding Center, enters the federal court in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., December 7, 2018. REUTERS/Nate Raymond/File Photo

BOSTON (Reuters) – A federal judge on Friday tossed the convictions of a co-owner and former employee of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy accused of conspiring to help it evade regulatory oversight before its drugs caused a deadly 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak. U.S. District Judge Richard Stearns in Boston ruled that New England Compounding Center co-owner […]

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