The rise of effective medications saw global malaria deaths drop an estimated 60% from 2000-2015—but markets flooded with fake chloroquine and artemisinin are slowing progress against the disease in the hardest-hit African countries, write the University of Canberra’s…
"Murder by Fake Medicine"
March 13, 2019
Hundreds of thousands die each year from counterfeit or poor quality drugs, warn doctors and scientists calling for an international movement to flush the fakes out of the system.
Polio Vax Backlash
February 4, 2019
The Taliban has said it will not target a door-to-door polio vaccination campaign in Afghanistan—but the program still faces another obstacle: communities who don’t trust the drugs.