Nigerians use phones to detect fake drugs

Customers send text message to drug enforcement agency and get reply confirming medicine's authenticity.

    Mobile phones are being used to detect fake medicine sold in Nigeria.

    Customers send a text message to the country's drug enforcement agency and get a reply confirming the medicine's authenticity.

    Al Jazeera's Yvonne Ndege reports from Lagos.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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