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Women in Australia poised to pursue lawsuit against sterilization device

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Women in Australia say they will pursue a class action lawsuit over a sterilisation device that has allegedly caused medical problems for women worldwide.
 
The lawsuit against German pharmaceutical giant Bayer, maker of the Essure implant, will follow similar actions in the UK, US and Canada.  Women with the implant have reported problems such as chronic pain and adverse reactions to nickel.
 
Bayer has defended the Essure device as safe.  The product was withdrawn from sale in the US last month. Bayer had already halted sales in all other nations, citing commercial reasons.

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