Argentina fines drugs firm over baby deaths

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

    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


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Daughters of al-Shabab

    Daughters of al-Shabab

    What draws Kenyan women to join al-Shabab and what challenges are they facing when they return to their communities?