HANOI, Vietnam (AP) -- More than a third of the malaria-fighting drugs tested over the past decade in Southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa were either fake or bad quality, seriously undermining efforts to fight the disease, a study said Tuesday....

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    04/22/2015 - 1:35 am | View Link
  • Substandard drugs, not fakes, undermine fight against malaria
    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Poor quality drugs, not fake medicines ... lead author of the study in Cambodia said in a statement. "Not only do they leave patients with malaria undertreated, which could be fatal, but they may also contribute ...
    04/20/2015 - 5:33 am | View Link
  • Fake Malaria Drugs Common in Asia: Study
    HANOI, Vietnam—More than a third of the malaria-fighting drugs tested over the past decade in Southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa were either fake or bad quality, seriously undermining efforts to fight the disease, a study said on Tuesday. With up to ...
    05/22/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Study: Fake malaria drugs common in Asia, Africa
    HANOI, Vietnam (AP) -- More than a third of the malaria-fighting drugs tested over the past decade in Southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa were either fake or bad quality, seriously undermining efforts to fight the disease, a study said Tuesday.
    05/22/2012 - 11:29 am | View Link
  • Study: Fake malaria drugs common in Asia, Africa
    More than a third of the malaria-fighting drugs tested over the past decade in Southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa were either fake or bad quality, seriously undermining efforts to fight the disease, a study said Tuesday. With up to 1 million people ...
    05/22/2012 - 1:18 am | View Link
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