Pakistan Shuts Factory That Made Faulty Medicine That Killed Over 100 Heart Patients
Preventing incidents like this one is why we have the Food and Drug Administration in the US.
Government investigator Akbar Baluch said on Thursday that tests from a laboratory in London showed that tablets produced in the facility contained massive doses of anti-malarial medicine that poisoned heart patients.
Some were handed out to patients in the eastern Punjab province, where all the deaths occurred.
Health officials have said over 100 deaths in Punjab have been linked to consumption of the drug in the last few weeks.