Meningitis outbreak reaches settlement

Updated: Friday, January 3 2014, 10:18 AM CST
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Remember that major meningitis outbreak earlier this year?
   
Well the New England compounding center now reaches a settlement with the victims.

Attorneys involved with the matter say the 100-million dollar fund will compensate the victims and pay off creditors.
   
The centers for disease control and prevention says the outbreak was linked to tainted steroid injections from the Massachusetts-based center.
   
Nearly 700 people got sick and dozens of deaths were reported.
   
The plan is now awaiting a judge's approval.Meningitis outbreak reaches settlement
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