As injectable drugs continue to become more lucrative for counterfeiters, we can expect to see more fake drugs in the future, the payroll tax negotiations are almost wrapped up with a few concessions yet to be made and the Greek debt crisis continues. This and more in this week’s Week in Pictures.
This undated photo provided by Genentech shows a counterfeit package for the cancer drug Avastin. The maker of Avastin is warning doctors and patients about counterfeit vials of the product distributed in the U.S. Roche’s Genentech unit says the fake products do not contain the key ingredient in Avastin, which is used to treat cancers of the colon, lung, kidney and brain.(AP Photo/Genentech)
President Barack Obama greets members of the audience after speaking about his fiscal 2013 federal budget and his education initiatives, Monday, Feb. 13, 2012, at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Va. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
A protester wearing a Greek flag sits in front of riot police during a rally outside the Greek Parliament in Athens, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012. The leaders of the two parties backing Greece’s coalition government called on their deputies Saturday to back legislation that calls for harsh new austerity measures – essential if Greece is to get a new bailout deal worth euro 130 billion ($171.6 billion) and stave off bankruptcy. As of February 16, European officals were hopeful that an accord will be reached soon. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)