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2 Oct 2011

Author:
Bello Fagge, Nigerian Pilot

PFIZER pays another batch of victims N70m [Nigeria]

Pfizer Pharmaceutical company has at the weekend paid N70million compensation to the second batch of four victims of the 1996 controversial Trovan clinical test...According to [the board chairman of the Meningitis/Healthcare Trust Fund, Justice Abubakar Wali], other batches of beneficiaries would follow, as soon as their DNA results were released...The board...contacted six other successful claimants and invited them for full medical examination, so as to determine the extent of their disabilities for the purpose of compensating them as per protocol...However, he still appeal to them to come forward, so that the Board could process the amount of compensation each is entitled to...

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