Argentina fines drugs firm over baby deaths

GlaxoSmithKline ordered to pay $230,000 over fatal trials of Synflorix vaccine on babies.

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    GlaxoSmithKline has been fined $230,000 by a court in Argentina after 14 babies died during trials of a vaccine called Synflorix.

    The British pharmaceutical company has been criticised over the way it handled the testing.

    Teresa Bo reports from Santiago del Estero, Argentina.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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