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Drug shortage delays US executions

点击量:   时间:2019-03-07 12:17:03

DELAYS in the execution of death-row inmates are likely to lengthen now that the sole US manufacturer of a lethal-injection drug has announced that it is abandoning production. Hospira had already stopped making the anaesthetic – sodium thiopental – in the US late last year because of difficulties obtaining raw materials. It intended to resume production in Italy, but last week bowed to pressure from Italian authorities,