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India's generic-drug trials under scrutiny

Serial testing of some volunteers and cursory checks raising new questions about the level of oversight of the industry



VASUDEVA Prakash left his job as a mechanic in Hyderabad three years ago for what he calls a more lucrative career: taking part in clinical trials on generic drugs.

For two years, Mr Prakash participated in trials of drugs being tested to treat HIV/AIDS and other diseases

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