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Birth defects & a national apology: What is Thalidomide?

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has made a national apology to those impacted by Thalidomide,  a morning sickness drug in the early 60s. The drug caused severe disabilities in thousands of babies whose mothers had taken it. In the deep dive we’ll explain what the drug is, what it did to unborn babies and why the Prime Minister apologised for it in Parliament.

 

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Research: Daniel Lo Surdo
Hosts: Zara Seidler and Sam Koslowski
Producer: Ninah Kopel

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