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pharmaceutical waste in Hyderabad, India

Big Pharma fails to disclose antibiotic waste leaked from factories

Madlen Davies
Sam Loewenberg
| 24th January 2018
The Access to Medicine Foundation checked whether 18 household-name pharmaceutical giants publicly report how much antibiotic discharge they release into the environment. Guess how many firms revealed that information. MADLEN DAVIES and SAM LOEWENBERG from the Bureau of Investigative Journalism report

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Antibiotics under the spotlight

Antibiotics under the spotlight

The Ecologist
| 12th June 2011
The overuse of antibiotics in intensive farming could have devastating consequences for human health. What's more, the safety of some antibiotics used in human medicine has been challenged by some patients who say they've suffered terrifying side effects...

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Popular antibiotic ciprofloxacin linked to UK deaths

Andrew Wasley
| 23rd May 2011
Millions of us are successfully treated with ciprofloxacin and other fluoroquinolone antibiotics each year. But for some patients the drugs are linked to severe adverse reactions involving terrifying physical and mental health impacts. Andrew Wasley reports

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