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Spain court hears case against German maker of Thalidomide

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A Madrid court on Monday heard Spain's first lawsuit against German firm Grunenthal, the manufacturer of the morning sickness drug thalidomide which caused birth defects in thousands of babies. 

Campaigners from the International Contergan Thalidomide Alliance attend a protest outside the German embassy in London, on April 3, 2008

The lawsuit was filed by Avite, an association representing Spaniards born with severe defects after their mothers took the drug during their pregnancies.

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