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Maiden Pharma trying to find out about cough syrup-linked deaths in Gambia

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, WHO, last week told reporters the UN agency was investigating 66 deaths from acute kidney injuries with India's drug regulator

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Cough syrup manufacturer Maiden Pharma is trying to find out from its buyer in Gambia details related to the deaths of children which the World Health Organization (WHO) said may have been linked to its products, one of its directors said last week.

“We are trying to find out the situation because it cropped up only today morning,” Naresh Kumar Goyal, Director, Maiden Pharma, told Reuters. “We are trying to find out with the buyer and all that what has happened exactly. We are not selling anything in India.”

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General, WHO, last week told reporters the UN agency was investigating 66 deaths from acute kidney injuries with India’s drug regulator.

Edits by EP News Bureau

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