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Report Raises Concern Over Foreign Drug Trials

Posted on Jun 25, 2010 in Uncategorized

Posted by Laura Strickler Leave Comment A new report raises alarms about the lack of US government oversight into thousands of foreign clinical trials for drugs sold in the United States. (Credit: CBS/iStockphoto) This story was written by Investigative Producer Laura Strickler Eighty percent of the drugs entering the U.S. market in 2008 were tested overseas but the FDA says they only inspect 0.7 percent of foreign clinical trial sites, according to a new report from the Health and Human Services Inspector General. Critics say this makes it more difficult for regulators to verify clinical...

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