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Owner and Four Former Employees of New England Compounding Center Convicted Following Trial

An owner and four former employees of New England Compounding Center (NECC) were convicted today by a federal jury for their roles at NECC, the company that caused the 2012 nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak. The outbreak was the largest public health crisis ever caused by a pharmaceutical drug. With today's convictions, 11 former owners, executives, and employees of NECC have been convicted of federal criminal charges.