US drug-maker Baxter International said Tuesday its blood thinner heparin, which is produced in China and has been linked to dozens of deaths, appears to have been deliberately contaminated.
"We're alarmed that one of our products was used in what appears to have been a deliberate scheme to adulterate a life-saving medication, and that people have suffered as a result," Baxter chief executive Robert Parkinson told a US Congress panel.
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