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India halts production at factory linked to Gambia ‘cough syrup’ deaths

By France24
13 October 2022   |   3:05 pm
Indian health officials have ordered a maker of cough syrups to halt production after they were linked to the deaths of children in The Gambia. Maiden Pharmaceuticals broke rules "across its manufacturing and testing activities," Indian regulators found.

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