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Pfizer wins early Nigeria battle

A Nigerian court has…rejected a bid by the…[government]… to include 85 new claims...[in a lawsuit against]…Pfizer [agreeing]...it had been improperly filed. Officials …say more than 50 children died in the experiment, while many others developed mental and physical deformities. But Pfizer says only 11 of the 200 children…died…Pfizer denied any wrongdoing and said its trial of Trovan was conducted in accordance with Nigerian regulations.

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