Thalidomide : The Drug that Came Back (in Brazil and in The UK)

Yorkshire Television, First Tuesday, 1993

Decades years after Thalidomide was launched, with devastating results, it was being hailed once again as a wonder drug.

Thalidomide is prescribed in Brazil, where there are a large number of leprosy patients, but children are still being born today in South America with limb defects because of its terrible effects in pregnancy.

Related Press Releases

  • 2011 – Thalidomide returns: scandal-hit drug is now used across NHS Independent.
  • 2004 – It’s backThe Guardian.
  • 1995 – The return of thalidomide Independent.

Author: DES Daughter

Activist, blogger and social media addict committed to shedding light on a global health scandal and dedicated to raise DES awareness.

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