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All 11 Defendants Plead Guilty in Fake Avastin Case



6/1/2011 1:10:28 PM

In the case trying eleven individuals for selling fake versions of the drug Avastin, all the defendants have pled guilty. They could face a sentence of death, which was the punishment administered to six people who exported fake malaria drugs to Nigeria. To protect its image as a safe place to manufacture drugs, China is interested in stiff punishments to discourage counterfeiting. Avastin is a anti-angiogenesis drug manufactured by Roche.

Read at ChinaBio Today


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