WHO urges action after cough syrups linked to more than 300 child deaths

theguardian.com/world/2023/jan/24/who-urges-action-after-cough-syrups-linked-to-more-than-300-child-deaths

The World Health Organization has called for “immediate and concerted action” to protect children from contaminated medicines after a spate of child deaths linked to cough syrups last year.
In 2022, more than 300 children - mainly aged under 5 - in the Gambia, Indonesia and Uzbekistan died of acute kidney injury, in deaths that were associated with contaminated medicines, the…

This story appeared on theguardian.com, 2023-01-25.
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