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Thalidomide drug victims launch legal action

5 June 2014 Last updated at 08:03 BST

People affected by the drug Thalidomide are taking new legal action to try to get compensation from the manufacturer and distributor.

The High Court action has been launched by eight people whose mothers took the anti-morning sickness drug in the late 1950s and 60s.

Clive Coleman reports.

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