flu has infected 1,500 people worldwide and killed around 30, almost
all in Mexico. But it is far from the world's most serious disease
outbreak. Here are five you probably won't see on the evening news.
For decades, China has been content to let the invisible hand of the
market work its magic on the country's economy. But there's one area
where the government wants to reassert state control: healthcare.
Whether it's phony Viagra or knockoff cancer meds, fake drugs kill
thousands of people each day, thanks to counterfeiters in China and
India who mix chalk, dust, and dirty water into pills sold around the
world. With the Internet becoming the world's dispensary, these poison
pills could be coming to a pharmacy near you.