Troubling levels of anti-impotence drugs including Viagra have been found in Seoul’s waste water. Photo: AFP
Troubling levels of anti-impotence drugs including Viagra have been found in Seoul’s waste water. Photo: AFP
South Korea

Are South Korean bars illegally handing out Viagra? Sewage data suggests so

  • Scientists spot a problem in Seoul’s sewage and it’s hard to ignore: the concentration of erectile dysfunction drugs is so high that treatment facilities may be unable to filter them out
  • Levels pose an environmental hazard and back up a theory that night clubs are giving out the drugs to customers illegally, professor says

Troubling levels of anti-impotence drugs including Viagra have been found in Seoul’s waste water. Photo: AFP
Troubling levels of anti-impotence drugs including Viagra have been found in Seoul’s waste water. Photo: AFP
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