Friday, June 24, 2005

Coroner probes whether six Ontario deaths related to counterfeit drugs

From the Canadian Press:
Ontario's regional coroner for Hamilton has increased to six the number of deaths being probed for possible links to counterfeit heart drugs allegedly dispensed at a local pharmacy.

Dr. David Eden says he anticipates there will be an investigation into whether the most recent death is related to allegations that fake tablets of the heart drug Norvasc were dispensed at the King West Pharmacy in Hamilton. ...more

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