Six Chinese Die After Hospital Injection

From Reuters:

Six people have died in the past 10 days after being injected with human immunoglobulin, proteins that behave like antibodies, at an eastern Chinese hospital, the official Xinhua news agency said citing local authorities.

The victims died after being injected with a batch of immunoglobulin produced by Yabo Bio-pharmaceutical Co at a hospital affiliated with Nanchang University, according to the provincial food and drug administration.

Authorities have ordered a suspension of the use of human immunoglobulin made by the company and asked it to recall the batch, Xinhua said.

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June 1, 2008, 10:18 PM
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