We all shop online to benefit from more choice and better prices. When it comes to making a big saving on medicine, there are a lot of great opportunities to save yourself considerable sums of cash online. However, this access to great savings doesn’t come without its problems. We take a look at the problems of low-quality medications and how you can avoid them.
With the life-changing drama, we have all had to face following the outbreak of COVID-19, it is completely understandable if you find yourself stressed with the situation. The news stories and press reports hardly make for happy reading, easily leaving you worried about the virus.
There are a great number of online pharmacies available these days, some are legitimate but many others are not. Some are online versions of high-street stores, some from large national chains, other independent businesses. Many specialist pharmacies have sprung up to meet particular medical needs and some are partnerships among a few pharmacy businesses. However, there are many more which would fall into the category of a scam online pharmacy.
The spread of the Chinese coronavirus pandemic continues despite more and more governments around the world enacting draconian measures to halt transmission. Measures including voluntary quarantine, lockdown and social distancing, are dramatically changing people’s lives in an attempt to reduce the death toll. While the data seems to suggest that these measures will work, hospitals could still become overwhelmed in your area. With medical staff having to make very difficult choices about who they treat, thanks to the limited resources they have available to them, catching this illness are something you should strive to avoid. We take a look at some of the latest developments in the fight to save people from COVID-19.
COVID-19 is a disease which has been caused by the infectious SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. It first made an appearance in November 2019 in the city of Wuhan in China. While there are four other coronavirus variants that only normally present themselves as a cold, COVID-19 is often much worse.
The coronavirus has people panic buying all over the world, the media has stories of doom and gloom and the financial markets have taken a big hit. More and more countries are locking down their residents and closing up shop to try to cope with the extreme medical burden caused by the coronavirus.
When you are looking to purchase meds online, price is an important factor, and large savings can be made when avoiding your local drugstore. But there are risks. Counterfeit drugs can be a real risk if you aren’t careful about where you order your medication, however. It can be difficult to buy the pills you need if you aren’t covered by insurance, so it is understandable that you will look for more cost-effective alternatives. Fake drugs are created to convince people that they are real, so just looking at the packaging won’t reveal the truth. The curse of counterfeit medications creates many victims and it is all too easy to fall into the trap set by scammers. We take a look at the problem and the victims it has created.