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A contaminated blood thinner from China has been found in drug supplies in 11 countries, and federal officials said Monday they had discovered a clear link between the contaminant and severe reactions now associated with 81 deaths in the United States.

The CEO of Baxter told Congress the Heparin may have been intentionally contaminated, but he was not allowed to deflect responsibility.  Baxter wanted pharmaceuticals on the cheap and got what they paid for.   Members of Congress slammed the FDA for the bureaucratic breakdown.

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