PARIS, Nov 30- France's national drugs agency said on Wednesday it had ordered artificial heart maker Carmat to suspend further implants after a fifth patient died in October. A spokeswoman for the drugs agency said that it had requested further information from the company following the patient's death, which was first reported by Europe 1 radio.
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