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TriStar to pull medicine received from MA pharmacy

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The Channel 4 I-Team has learned a Nashville hospital group has pulled medicine from a Massachusetts pharmacy believed to be at the center of a meningitis outbreak that has caused five deaths.

The TriStar Health Group, which includes Centennial, Skyline, Summit, Horizon, Southern Hills, Hendersonville and Bowling Green's Greenview hospitals, said Thursday it had medicine from the New England Compounding Center.

The hospital group said they did not receive any of the contaminated medicine from the pharmacy. They are stopping use of the drugs from NECC as a precaution.

It is not known if all the hospitals in the network had medicine available from NECC.

Check back to WSMV.com and Channel 4 News for updates.

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