TITLE

China's counterfeit medicine trade booming

AUTHOR(S)
Lewis, Katie
PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/10/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 10, pE237
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a reprint of the article "China's counterfeit medicine trade booming," by Katie Lewis, which appeared at www.cmaj.ca on October 5, 2009. It notes that 600,000 counterfeit antimalarial tablets were intercepted by the Nigerian government which are from China. It states that drugs are not excluded in the counterfeit trade in the country which includes fake Gucci sunglasses. Moreover, Chinese suppliers were blamed for the contamination of heparin in the U.S in 2008.
ACCESSION #
45077583

 

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