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BAD MEDICINE: Killing you softly

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  • Title: BAD MEDICINE: Killing you softly
  • Language: English
  • Eunice Kilonzo (Text)
  • Elizabeth Merab (Research)
  • Michael Mosota (Design)
  • Bernard Mwinzi (Editor)

Criminals are smuggling all manner of medicine, most of it fake, into Kenya, putting thousands of Kenyans at a huge risk of poisoning. What can the authorities do?
A 2015 study found that more than 30 per cent of the total medicines sold in Kenya are counterfeit, and that about 40 per cent of all malaria drugs on Kenyan shelves are counterfeits that may be harmful to users

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