Fighting Fake Flu Pills

Avian flu claimed more lives last week. In eastern Turkey, initial tests showed at least two of the three deceased siblings from the Kocyigit family had succumbed to the virus' dreaded H5N1 strain, becoming its first human victims outside East Asia. As fears of a pandemic continue to grow, customs and health official's are struggling to halt a burgeoning trade in counterfeit forms of Tamiflu, the only drug approved to treat the disease. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials tell TIME that last week their officers seized 250 separate parcels of suspect Tamiflu at the airmail facility in New York...

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