Sales Over Safety Medical Device Makers Battle Tougher EU Laws

The European Parliament is set to vote next week on stricter laws for licensing medical devices. Fearing a drop in sales, manufacturers have launched a major PR and lobbying campaign that exaggerates potential risks to patients.
A breast implant: European medical device makers are staunchly opposed to stricter licensing rules.

A breast implant: European medical device makers are staunchly opposed to stricter licensing rules.

Foto: BENOIT TESSIER/ REUTERS
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan
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