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US Probes Baby Formula Link to Infant’s Death

Posted December 23rd, 2011 at 11:15 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. health officials are investigating whether a popular powdered baby formula fed to a 10-day-old boy triggered a bacterial infection that killed him. The world’s largest retailer, Wal-Mart Stores, pulled thousands of cans of the product, Enfamil Newborn, from its U.S. store shelves this week after the infant’s death in the central state of Missouri. […]

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Indian State Probes 17 Infant Hospital Deaths

Posted June 30th, 2011 at 10:25 am (UTC-5)
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A state in eastern India is investigating the deaths of 17 infants at a government-run hospital. Authorities say all of the babies died in the last 48 hours at the B.C. Roy Hospital in Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal. The state’s chief minister, Mamata Banerjee, on Thursday called the deaths a “very sad” and […]

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