TITLE

Thalidomide Children

AUTHOR(S)
Nader, Ralph
PUB. DATE
February 1973
SOURCE
New Republic;2/10/73, Vol. 168 Issue 6, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on drug manufacturer and marketer Distillers Corp.'s hard-nose tactics to settle complaints against its sedative drug thalidomide, which was said to have caused child disabilities when used by pregnant mothers, in England. Range of disabilities caused by the drug to victims; Impact of newspaper coverage on public awareness on the issue; Protests and consumer boycotts against the firm and its products.
ACCESSION #
10151998

 

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