Photos by Nico Ranierie/FDA, side by side comparison of fake and authentic anti-malaria pills

Global pandemic of fake medicines poses urgent risk, scientists say

Learn MorePoor quality medicines are a real and urgent threat that could undermine decades of successful efforts to combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis, according to the editors of a new collection of journal articles. Scientists report up to 41 percent of specimens failed to meet quality standards and substandard malaria drugs cause about 122,350 annual deaths in African children.

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