Six volunteers in hospital after serious accident in French drug trial

One man brain dead and three others facing neurological damage following test for medication being developed by Portuguese pharmaceutical company Bial

One man is brain dead and three others could face irreversible neurological damage after they volunteered to take part in a drugs trial in western France.

Six volunteers remain in hospital in Rennes, Brittany, after taking part in the Phase 1 trial for a new experimental medication designed to treat mood disorders such as anxiety, which was under development by the Portuguese pharmaceutical company Bial.

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