The Gambia

Country in West Africa

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The Gambia: Country in West Africa
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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The Gambia coach Tom Saintfiet says he feared a plane had crashed into his hotel after experiencing Friday's Morocco earthquake.
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Cough syrup from India behind deaths of kids, says US-Gambia joint probe

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After Gambia, Uzbekistan claims 18 children deaths linked to India-made cough syrup

The Uzbek health ministry stated that 18 youngsters who died had taken the cough medicine Doc-1 Max, which is produced by Noida-based Marion Biotech.
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Man's body found in undercarriage of plane that flew from Gambia to Britain

A man's body has been found in the undercarriage of a plane that flew from Gambia to Britain.
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India not responsible Gambia cough syrup deaths? WHO drew 'early link' between children deaths, Maiden pharma

WHO said that they drew a "premature link" between the deaths of children in Gambia to the Indian pharmaceutical companies who sold cough syrup.
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Narayan Murthy says death of Gambia children due to Indian cough syrup shameful

Infosys founder, Narayan Murthy says that the death of children in Gambia due to Indian cough syrup brings shame to the country.
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India awaits WHO information on any cough syrup link to Gambia deaths

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Gambia children deaths: Cough syrups not sold in India, says pharma firm

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Maiden Pharma issues statement after Gambia child deaths case

Maidan Pharma has said that it has been 'obtaining raw materials from certified and reputed companies'.
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Deaths in Gambia due to India-made cough syrups: Centre takes steps to curb damage, Haryana firm remains non-operational

Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) launched an inquiry and alerted Haryana last week after learning about the Gambia tragedy.
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Firm behind Gambia child deaths a repeat offender in India

The Central Drug Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) has been quick to assure people that the cough syrup which killed 66 children in Gambia was not being sold locally in India, but the same company,..
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‘Syrups linked to deaths in Gambia not sold here’

None of the four drugs potentially linked to the death of 66 children in Gambia are being sold in India currently, the Union health ministry has clarified. According to the ministry, preliminary..
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With raids and show-cause notice, govt plans mega crackdown on cough syrup maker under WHO lens over Gambia deaths

The WHO warned that four cough syrups produced by Maiden Pharmaceuticals Limited could be the reason for the deaths of 66 children in The Gambia.
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Investigation into cough syrup following deaths of 66 children

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The World Health Organisation has issued an alert about an Indian made cough syrup after 66 children died in The Gambia.
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Gambia children deaths: What is Maiden Pharmaceuticals Limited and who owns the company? What are WHO's allegations?

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Drug regulator launches probe on WHO alert over deaths in Gambia linked to India-made cough syrups: Report

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India investigating deaths in Gambia linked to India-made cough syrup: Sources

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WHO alert on 4 Indian cough syrups as 66 Gambian kids die

The WHO on Wednesday issued a medical product alert on four ‘cough & cold’ syrups made by an Indian pharmaceutical firm — Maiden Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Sonipat, Haryana — warning they could be..
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