Contamination Linked to Indian Deaths
Health officials in India believe that contaminated antibiotics caused the death of more than 13 women and the hospitalization of many more. According to the Guardian and the Press Trust of India, all antibiotics bought from Mahawar Pharmaceuticals, a factory in the the eastern city of Raipur, the state capital, have now been withdrawn.
Health officials believe that patients were killed by medicine contaminated with rat poison. Police investigating the deaths have arrested the Mahawar Pharma pharmaceutical company director and his son, accusing them of destroying evidence.