Monday, September 3, 2012


This Washington Post (actually rehashed AP wire service) article revisits the thalidomide disaster, in the context of the controversy over the original German manufacturer's recent "apology" to the victims, fifty years after the actual events. The article stands on its own merits; but at the very end, it mentions that thalidomide is currently used to treat multiple myeloma, which it identifies as a "bone marrow cancer". Gah.