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Counterfeit drugs becoming big business worldwide

(AP) -- The discovery that a fake version of the widely used cancer medicine Avastin is circulating in the United States is raising new fears that the multibillion-dollar drug-counterfeiting trade is increasingly making ...

Feb 16, 2012
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More AIDS patients may get cheaper drugs

(AP) -- Gilead Sciences Inc. will allow some of its AIDS drugs to be made by generic manufacturers, potentially increasing their availability in poor countries, particularly in Africa, officials said Tuesday.

Jul 12, 2011
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India's global pharmacy role threatened by EU pact

(AP) -- Efforts by India and the European Union to strengthen trade are threatening India's ability to deliver lifesaving medicines to the world's poorest, analysts say as the two sides push through protracted negotiations ...

Feb 10, 2012
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