03/09/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Nigeria: 84 Children Die From Teething Formula

The Federal Government on Thursday reported the deaths of 84 children between the ages of two months and seven years from the contaminated "My Pikin" teething mixture.

It said that since the case broke in November 2008, the number of deaths had continued to rise just as the number of cases reported in hospitals had increased to 111.

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