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- Country: Belgium
- Aspect ratio: 4:3
The seizures of fake drugs in the EU has increased by 400% since 2005. 1% to 3% of medications currently sold to the European public through the legal supply chain are falsified and the share is growing. A new EU law was recently voted to counter the spread of fakes.
The counterfeiting of drugs is a fast growing highly profitable business not just in the developing world. An estimated 1% to 3% of medicinal products currently sold to the European public and the seizures of fake in the EU has increased by 400% since 2005.