A child with Thalidomide
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Brazil new generation of Thalidomide babies

A new scientific study seen exclusively by the BBC indicates that the drug Thalidomide is still causing birth defects in Brazil.

The drug is prescribed to people suffering from leprosy to ease some of their symptoms, and some women have taken it unaware of the risks they run when pregnant.

Angus Crawford reports from Brazil.

  • 24 Jul 2013
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