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Counterfeit Drugs Spur Antibiotic Resistance Worldwide

Bloomberg News: Fake Antibiotics Feed Growing Worldwide Superbugs Threat
“Antibiotics now rank among the most counterfeited medicines in the world, feeding a global epidemic of drug-resistant superbugs. A new surveillance and reporting program in 80 countries led by the World Health Organization shows that counterfeit antibiotics are a growing problem in all regions of the world…” (Kitamura, 6/17).