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  Shvat 3, 5773 , 14/01/13

Sanctions Hurting Iran's Access to Life-Saving Medication

Hundreds of thousands of Iranians with serious illnesses have been put at imminent risk by the unintended consequences of international sanctions, the British Guardian reported on Sunday.

The sanctions have led to dire shortages of life-saving medicines such as chemotherapy drugs for cancer and blood clotting agents for hemophiliacs, the report said.

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