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Contaminated drugs given to 40,000 in Pakistan

More than 100 people have died in Lahore after taking contaminated heart medicine, Pakistan officials have said.

The deaths, which span a three-week period, are linked to a batch of faulty drugs given to over 40,000 cardiac patients at a government-run hospital.

The owners of three pharmaceutical companies have now been arrested.

Orla Guerin reports.

  • 27 Jan 2012
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