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HIV/AIDS

25 February 2011

Cheap Aids drugs diverted

German police said they were investigating several pharmaceutical wholesalers for allegedly diverting cut-price anti-retroviral drugs from South Africa to Germany.

German police said they were investigating several pharmaceutical wholesalers for allegedly diverting cut-price anti-retroviral drugs from South Africa to Germany.

Police say they tracked down two shipments in 2009 of Norvir pills via Switzerland, Belgium and Britain to one German wholesaler. The 300 boxes of the patent medicine were put into German-language packaging and sold.

 

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