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French pharma firm convicted of manslaughter over weight loss pill deaths

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A court on Monday found pharma giant Servier guilty of manslaughter over hundreds of deaths caused by its diabetes and weight loss pill, in one of France's biggest health scandals. The drug Mediator was on the market for 33 years and used by about five million people before being pulled in 2009 over fears it could cause serious heart problems.

Added on the 29/03/2021 14:46:03 - Copyright : France 24 EN

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