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Medical waste from a hospital in Lahore, Pakistan, is being illegally
sold off to rubbish collectors and ending up in a range of plastic products.
The Social Security Hospital has blamed junior staff for not ensuring
waste is disposed of securely.
Syringes, vials and other plastic materials are being recycled into
toys, kitchen items and drinking straws, as BBC Urdu's Shumaila Jaffery
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