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Investigation into Egypt doctors over defective eye injections

Ahram Online , Monday 8 Feb 2016
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Gharbiya prosecutors ordered on Monday an investigation into reports of patients receiving eye injections that damaged vision at Tanta Hospital.

According to Egypt's health minister, two of the patients are in a critical state and two others are in moderate condition, MENA reported.

The Gharbiya governor has referred to investigation the head of the hospital and three other doctors, all of whom have been suspended by health minister Ahmed Emad El-Din Rady.

The health minister also ordered the closure in Egypt of the company supplying the drug Avastin, which was used in the injections.

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