First Criminal Trial Starts in Fatal Meningitis Outbreak

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Some 750 people nationwide were sickened by fungal meningitis attributed to tainted steroid injections made by a Massachusetts pharmacy in 2012. Seventy-six people died in the outbreak, said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Now, after a lengthy federal probe and two years of legal battling, victims are anxiously watching as the first pharmacy executive goes to trial on criminal charges, The Tennessean Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!