Mifeprex Deaths To Be Addressed At HHS Workshop, Public Health Advisory Says
This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily
Bacteria associated with fatal sepsis infection in women following abortion with Mifeprex will be discussed at a May FDA, CDC, NIAID workshop.
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