The cough medicine ‘Doc1-Max’ manufactured by Marion Biotech Company is not sold in India and is exported only to Uzbekistan.
Details sought from Uzbekistan
New Delhi: India is in touch with the Uzbek authorities and has sought details of the ongoing investigation there in the wake of the deaths related to an Indian company’s cough medicine, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Thursday. The Indian Embassy in Tashkent has released a statement in this regard. In this regard, the spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs, Arindam Bagchi, said that legal assistance will be provided to the persons related to the company facing legal action in Uzbekistan.
New Delhi: Congress and BJP clashed on Thursday after the deaths of children in Uzbekistan linked to an Indian company’s cough medicine. Congress leader Jairam Ramesh demanded through Twitter that ‘Government should stop talking that India is the hospital of the whole world and take strict action in this matter.’ ‘Congress is maligning India due to hatred of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. BJP spokesperson Sudhanshu Trivedi retorted by asking, “Whose interest is the Congress protecting when India’s pharmaceutical exports have increased after Corona and China’s has declined?”