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Lab: India's Deadly Post-sterilization Drugs Tainted

And Indian laboratory has confirmed that drugs used as part of mass sterilizations at a government-run health camp, which killed at least 13 women and made dozens ill, were tainted. Indian Health Minister of Chattisgarh state, Amar Agrawal, says the antibiotic, ciprocin, which was handed out to dozens of women who underwent sterilization surgeries two weeks ago, contained zinc phosphide, a chemical commonly used in rat poison. The women started vomiting and complaining of severe pain...

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