The simultaneous explosion in the 2000s of e-commerce and counterfeit medical products is not a coincidence.
Malaria is a potentially deadly disease due to parasites such as Plasmodium transmitted to humans by the infected female Anopheles mosquito.
Economically developed countries tend to believe that only "social" or "comfort" drugs ared counterfeited. Reality is quite different. Far from being limited to a single category, counterfeiting extends to all types of drugs. The fact that they are considered vital or subject to mandatory prescription is of little importance to criminals, who only see a highly profitable business opportunity.