Where Counterfeit Drugs Are Produced

in Counterfeit Goods

Research conducted by the World Health Organization found that the most common source of counterfeit drugs is India and China.

The most commonly counterfeited drugs are genitourinary medicines, anti-infective drugs, and central nervous system drugs.

Up to 10 percent of the drugs on sale in developing countries are may be counterfeits.

Source:  Olga Khazan, “Here’s why 10 percent of the developing world’s drugs are fake,” Washington Post, November 14, 2012.

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