Fourteen arrested in deadly 2012 U.S. meningitis outbreak: prosecutors

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Posted: Dec 17, 2014 8:35 AM

(Reuters) - Fourteen people, including the owners of a Massachusetts pharmacy, have been arrested in connection with a deadly 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak, federal prosecutors said on Wednesday.

Those arrested include Barry Cadden, an owner of the New England Compounding Center in Framingham Massachusetts, said Christina Sterling, a spokeswoman with the U.S. Attorney's office in Massachusetts.

(Reporting by Mary Wisniewski; Editing by Susan Heavey)