Sterilization deaths expose India's struggle with faulty drugs

November 14, 2014 3:56 PM

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Sterilization deaths expose India's struggle with faulty drugs

BILASPUR India (Reuters) - The recent deaths of 15 people linked to a small pharmaceutical factory in the eastern city of Raipur have highlighted how easily adulterated drugs can enter India's huge healthcare system.

Experts say the government is underestimating the scale of the problem, hampering efforts to rein in abuses in one of the world's biggest markets for counterfeit and substandard drugs.

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