September 21, 2017 / 9:52 PM / 10 months ago

Tennessee doctor tells of patient deaths in meningitis outbreak

A Tennessee doctor testifying against a Massachusetts pharmacist charged over his role in a deadly 2012 U.S. meningitis outbreak choked up on Thursday as he described how 13 patients at his clinic died after they were injected with tainted drugs.

John Culclasure, the medical director of the Saint Thomas Outpatient Neurosurgical Center in Nashville, testified in Boston federal court in the trial of Glenn Chin, a former supervisory pharmacist at now-defunct New England Compounding Center, which produced the drugs.

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