Infographic of the Day: Economics of Counterfeit Drugs

February 26th, 2013
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Most people depend on pharmacies, hospitals and other health care facilities to give them the right kinds of medications. In 2009, two people died because they thought they were taking a traditional anti-diabetic medication to lower blood sugar, when it was actually a counterfeit drug that had six times the amount of glibinclamide.

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We are hoping this infographic stirs up some commentary as there are two sides to this story.




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