France's deformed babies cases finally prompts national study


Emmanuelle Amar, head of the independent body that raised the alarm over geographic clusters in France of babies born with malformations, and which was initially dismissed by health officials, has welcomed the turnaround of the government in deciding to launch a broad scientific review into the reasons behind the incidents.

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The whistleblower who raised the alarm over clusters of babies born with missing upper limbs in France has welcomed the government’s decision to set up a national scientific committee to search for a cause, reports The Guardian.