The World Health Organization says tests on Indian-manufactured cough syrup raises new questions about quality controls in pharmaceuticals sent to developing countries. Photo: AFP
The World Health Organization says tests on Indian-manufactured cough syrup raises new questions about quality controls in pharmaceuticals sent to developing countries. Photo: AFP
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WHO: Indian cough syrup linked to deaths of 20 children was circulating for months

  • Some batches were identified as having been manufactured as early as May 2021 and others appear to have been made as recently as August 2022, WHO found
  • The company said it followed safety procedures and is cooperating with Indian regulators, who have yet to release the results of their own testing

The World Health Organization says tests on Indian-manufactured cough syrup raises new questions about quality controls in pharmaceuticals sent to developing countries. Photo: AFP
The World Health Organization says tests on Indian-manufactured cough syrup raises new questions about quality controls in pharmaceuticals sent to developing countries. Photo: AFP
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