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Medicine: Meningitis Outbreak / Compound Pharmacies #1032039

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 09, 2012
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) New details about the compound NECC pharmacy company linked to the fungal meningitis outbreak introduced

(Sanjay Gupta) CNN's attempts to interview someone from the NECC company shown.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; No location given: Sanjay Gupta) The situation at the NECC and what compounding pharmacies do with medicines discussed; scenes shown from outside the compounding center with waste behind the area; details given about what compounding facilities do and how they are not overseen by the FDA.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; studio: Elizabeth Cohen) A report on non-sterile conditions at compounding facilities, the political pressure against publishing guidelines for compounding pharmacies discussed. [In 2003 hearings on CSPAN, Sarah SELLERS†- says the industry is unregulated.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Gupta, Sanjay;
Cohen, Elizabeth

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