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Doctors jailed in French radiation scandal

Two doctors and a scientist found guilty of manslaughter over patientsí radiation therapy overdose deaths.
Last Modified: 30 Jan 2013 17:48

A French court has convicted two doctors and a scientist of manslaughter for giving hundreds of patients overdoses of radiation.

At least 12 people died from the lethal acts of negligence by the perpetrators, who then tried to cover up their mistakes.

Al Jazeera's Jonah Hull reports from Paris.

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