Research and Markets: Nigeria Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Report Q2 2009 Report.
...This has now increased to 80 victims. Barewa Pharmaceuticals, an indigenous drug manufacturer which produced My Pikin, has been shut down, while the owner of Nigerian chemical supplier Tranxell hasbeen arrested and accused of providing the ...
84 Children Killed by Medicine in Nigeria
DAKAR, Senegal -- A toxic chemical mixed into a teething medicine for babies has killed at least 84 children in Nigeria, health officials there said Friday, more than tripling the toll in a wave of infant deaths that began in late November. The children died after taking a medicine called My Pikin Baby Teething Mixture, a syrup for teething pain, according to Nigeria's Health Ministry. Health...
Tainted Teething Formula Kills 25 Children in Nigeria
By Edward Harris The Associated Press