Health DG: Over RM2.2mil in unapproved Covid-19 meds, products seized in Interpol-led crackdown, 2,600 websites flagged in M'sia

PETALING JAYA: A total of 2, 600 websites were found to be selling pharmaceutical products illegally, while 9, 115 units of unregistered pharmaceutical products in 167 postal parcels were confiscated during Operation Pangea XIV last month, says Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

The Health director-general said Operation Pangea is a global effort coordinated by Interpol which focuses on websites and social media accounts offering dangerous drugs and medical devices.

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