Thiamine deficient infant formula.

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WHO is informing its member states of the health risk associated with Remedia brand soya-based infant formula. Midwives should inform parents of infants on nondairy formula of the potential risk for thiamine (vitamin B-l) deficiency in this product.

WHO has been informed by the Israeli government of an outbreak of thiamine deficiency in Israel affecting 15 infants, including two deaths. The affected infants presented a variety of cardiac and neurological symptoms. Thiamine is an...

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