It seems to be a miracle cure but it was a terrible mistake. Thalidomide was used in the late 1950s and early 1960s to combat morning sickness. But in the end thousands of children were born without limbs. It has taken half a century for the victims of Thalidomide to receive an apology from its German inventors.

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2015

Documentary:
ZDFinfo; 45 Min.

Writer:
Anne Kauth

Photographer:
Micha Bojanowski
Tiemo Fenner
Ralf Gemmecke

Editor:
Miriam Weinandi

Production:
Jutta Erlebach