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Thalidomide survivors are receiving an apology for the pharmaceutical disaster that changed pregnancy medicine

By Luke Grzeskowiak, Channel 7 Children's Research Foundation Fellow in Medicines Use and Safety - Flinders University & South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute, Flinders University
Hannah Jackson, University of Technology Sydney
The first report linking thalidomide to birth malformations was made by Australian doctor William McBride. The drug led to thousands of instances of pregnancy loss, neonatal deaths and disability.The Conversation

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