• After 50 Years, Victims Finally Receive Apology from Thalidomide Manufacturer

    • 04 September 2012
    More than half a century after German drug manufacturer Grünenthal Group set into motion a new era of global drug regulation after its morning sickness drug Thalidomide was linked to deaths and serious birth defects, the company has offered something long sought by activists: an apology. Speaking at an unveiling of a Thalidomide Memorial in Rhineland, Germany, Grünenthal CEO Harald Stock offered his "sincere regrets" and "deep sympathy for all those affec...