This year, 94 countries were involved in the operation. A total of more than 3 million units were seized worldwide, including more than 7,800 illegal and counterfeit medicines and medical products. The found counterfeit medicines were mostly produced in Asian countries with counterfeit erectile stimulants originating in India.
During the week, law enforcement
While results are still coming in from countries, enforcement actions have already disrupted the activities of at least 36 organized crime groups.
About 40 % of all products seized were counterfeit or unapproved erectile stimulants. Law enforcement agencies in Australia, Argentina, Malaysia, and the United States also seized more than 317,000 unapproved COVID-19 test kits. The seizures in the US alone have an estimated value of nearly USD 3 million.
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