The Week in Review: March 2 – March 9, 2018

Friday, March 9, 2018 News Recap: Canada: Northern Vancouver Island VIRAL HEPATITIS Outreach Roadshow Trip 2018 – March 12 – 21, 2018. We are happy to announce that a 10-day roadtrip to northern Vancouver Island is just around the corner! We will be bringing hot-off-the-press posters, pamphlets, and audio-visual resources to community organizations and Friendship Centres, band health centres, and health clinics. See links to some of the resources we...

Japan: Couple held over bogus hepatitis C drug served fresh warrant over fake Harvoni tablets

A couple were arrested anew on suspicion of selling a counterfeit version of the hepatitis C drug Harvoni to a wholesaler. The Metropolitan Police Department arrested Yoshimi Kase, 49, and her husband, Takayuki, 43, on suspicion of violating the pharmaceuticals and medical devices law. The two, who had already been indicted for the use of illegal drugs, denied the fresh allegations and claimed their products were genuine, according to investigative sou