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Swiss media reports of defective Sonova cochlear implants

Sonova, which is based in Switzerland, is having problems with some of its cochlear implants, according to Swiss media NZZ am Sonntag, which reports that several patients must undergo surgery to have faulty implants removed.

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Swiss Sonova is having issues with defective cochlear implants, writes the domestic newspaper NZZ am Sonntag. According the Swiss media, implants will have to be surgically removed from several patients.

The news wasn't received well on Monday morning, as evident on the stock exchange in Zürich. Sonova stock decreased in value by 2 percent to CHF 383 (USD 419) after the news broke.

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