The Fatal Consequences of Counterfeit Drugs

In Southeast Asia, forensic investigators using cutting-edge tools are helping stanch the deadly trade in fake anti-malaria drugs

Many medicines are too costly for Asia's rural poor (Cambodia's Leng Bo with her five children), who unknowingly turn to counterfeits. (Jack Picone)
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"This is probably fake," Rous Saut said. He was pointing to the genuine one.

Bangkok-based freelance journalist Andrew Marshall writes about Asian affairs and is profiled in "From the Editor". Photographer Jack Picone is based in Bangkok.


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