‘Global Pandemic’: False, Substandard Medicines Flagged As Risk To World Health – 22 April 2015

RT logoFake and low-quality medicinal drugs are threatening progress made in fighting HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis, according to a collection of 17 scientific studies published at once to highlight the issue.

Researchers found that up to 41 percent of medicinal specimens out of a total 16,800 drug samples fell short of quality standards.

In addition, one article published in the batch considered an estimated 122,350 deaths of African children given fake or substandard malaria drugs in 2013.

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