Counterfeit Viagra nabbed at Heathrow

Authorities have seized some $1.5 million in fake Viagra--180,000 tablets--over the last three months at the U.K.'s Heathrow Airport. The drugs were on their way to the black market, say border officials, and contained "potentially harmful chemicals." Separately, USA Today reports that increasingly sophisticated counterfeiters are now able to replicate security holograms just a few months after drugmakers put them on packaging. And Pfizer global security team director Scott Davis says it's not cheaper prices that drive consumers to counterfeit medicine, but lack of awareness of the dangers. Article | Article

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