Indonesian families are seeking compensation for relatives who died or became ill after taking certain brands of cough syrup. Photo: Shutterstock
Indonesian families are seeking compensation for relatives who died or became ill after taking certain brands of cough syrup. Photo: Shutterstock
Indonesia

Indonesia families sue government over cough syrup fatalities, injuries

  • The country has seen a spike in cases of acute kidney injury since August, with the deaths of at least 199 people, mostly children
  • Lawsuit targets ministry of health, the food and drug agency and seven companies selling syrups with excessive amounts of ingredients used in antifreeze

Indonesian families are seeking compensation for relatives who died or became ill after taking certain brands of cough syrup. Photo: Shutterstock
Indonesian families are seeking compensation for relatives who died or became ill after taking certain brands of cough syrup. Photo: Shutterstock
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