Fake Ozempic is circulating in Europe and Americas, WHO warns

Fake weight-loss drugs are a growing concern as runaway demand for the medicines feeds a ballooning gray market.
Photo: Hollie Adams
Photo: Hollie Adams
By Naomi Kresge, Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) - The World Health Organization warned that fake batches of Novo Nordisk’s hit diabetes drug Ozempic have been circulating amid soaring demand for the medicine, which some patients use to lose weight. 

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