A HOSPITAL in Jiangsu Province is investigating whether the death of two patients was caused by a fake drug made by a Heilongjiang Province drugmaker, a newspaper reported yesterday.

The two men were injected with Armillarisin A made by the Qiqihar No. 2 Pharmaceutical Co Ltd, said the Modern Express.

Wang Xiyong, 27, died on May 4, the report said, citing Chen Bangtong, an official with the medical center in Suqian City.

By Ji Mi

30 May 2006

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