Professor Javed Akram
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Pakistan drugs: 'They started having dreadful symptoms'

Pakistan's pharmaceutical industry is trying to recover its reputation after a scandal in which more than 100 patients died because of contaminated heart medication.

Tests now show the pills contained a lethal dose of anti-malarial chemicals.

Prof Javed Akram, who is leading the clinical investigation into contaminated medicines, explained how the problem was identified.

  • 06 Feb 2012
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