ICIJ publishes new investigation: the Implant Files

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Health authorities across the globe have failed to protect millions of patients from poorly tested implants that can sicken, maim — and sometimes kill — the people they were designed to help, new global investigation the Implant Files has found.

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, which previously produced the Panama and Paradise Papers investigations, partnered with more than 250 journalists in 36 countries to examine how devices are tested, approved, marketed and monitored.

Medical devices provide clear, even life-changing benefits in most cases, radically improving health and sometimes saving lives. But ICIJ’s reporting raises questions about whether the device industry is needlessly putting

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