Niko von Glasow.
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WATCH: Thalidomide – Still With Us Half a Century Later
German pharmaceutical company Grünenthal marketed thalidomide world-wide starting in 1957. Pregnant women used the sleeping pill, which had been deemed so harmless it was available over the counter in Germany. Yet the drug proved damaging to embryos and caused serious birth defects--- Estimates are that the drug caused thousands of deformities and an unknown number of stillbirths, until it was taken off the market at the end of 1961 when the links became clear.
Big Pharma doesn’t care if their product works. They don’t care if it’s safe. They don’t want you to be well or get better. They just want your money.
This revealing documentary looks into the Thalidomide tragedy---