WHO announced! These Cough Syrups Caused 66 Children's Deaths
The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a warning for 4 syrups originating from India, which it fears may be linked to the deaths of 66 children in The Gambia.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a "medical product warning" for 4 drugs originating in India, after the kidney failure epidemic in Gambia and the death of 66 children.
In the statement, it was stated that Promethazine Oral Solution, Kofexmalin Infant Cough Syrup, Makoff Infant Cough Syrup and Magrip N syrup produced by Maiden Pharmaceuticals Limited in India can be associated with acute kidney injuries and child deaths.
It is estimated that cough syrups have only been detected in Gambia so far, but may have been distributed to other countries as well.