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African Nations Take Longer Than Other Countries To Remove Potentially Harmful Drugs From Markets, Study Shows

SciDev.Net: African nations poor at withdrawing unsafe drugs
“Regulators worldwide take several years to withdraw medicines after adverse effects are spotted, and African countries are more likely than those in other regions to keep harmful drugs on the market, a study reveals…” (Owings, 2/10).

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