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The Gambia, officially the Republic of The Gambia, and sometimes shortened to just Gambia, is a country in West Africa. It is the smallest country within mainland Africa and is surrounded by Senegal, except for its western coast on the Atlantic Ocean. The Gambia is situated on both sides of the lower reaches of the Gambia River, the nation's namesake, which flows through the centre of The Gambia and empties into the Atlantic Ocean, and elucidates the long shape of the country. It has an area of 11,300 square kilometres (4,400 sq mi) with a population of 1,857,181 as of the April 2013 census. Banjul is the Gambian capital and the country's largest metropolitan area, while the largest cities are Serekunda and Brikama.
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Gambia children deaths: What is Maiden Pharmaceuticals Limited and who owns the company? What are WHO's allegations?India's drug regulator, meanwhile, has launched a probe into WHO's allegations.
Drug regulator launches probe on WHO alert over deaths in Gambia linked to India-made cough syrups: ReportThe CDSCO said it responded to the WHO within an hour-and-a-half after receiving intimation.
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