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Tag: Big Pharma

‘A scandal’: Contracts show Trump giving big pharma free rein to...

“The amount of money the government is throwing at companies is unprecedented. Normally when you write bigger checks, you should have more leverage, not less leverage.”

Promising coronavirus treatment granted exclusive status to Gilead Sciences by FDA

"We will not tolerate profiteering. Any treatment or vaccine must be made free for all."

Biden and Buttigieg see pharma money as the cure for campaign...

Biden and Buttigieg’s influx of pharmaceutical money doesn’t bode well for their campaign promises to reign in the industry.

Ex-pharma lobbyist embedded in White House tanked drug pricing bill, while...

Trump’s top healthcare adviser, former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan, strenuously lobbied within the White House and on Capitol Hill against price negotiations.

Big Pharma has failed: the antibiotic pipeline needs to be taken...

Similar to the other major crisis of our era – climate change – the antibiotic crisis poses a fundamental threat to human wellbeing around the world.

Big Pharma invests millions as Congress readies drug pricing bills

As millions of Americans skip their medication due to the ballooning high prescription costs, Congress is seeking ways to cap drug pricing. 

Big Pharma is the most widely hated industry in the US

With drug prices continuing to sore and the ongoing opioid epidemic and lawsuits associated with it, the industry's rating likely will not recover any time soon.

How much have the 2020 presidential candidates received from the healthcare...

So far the healthcare industry has contributed more than $5 million to the election.

Watch Bernie Sanders call out CNN for airing Big Pharma ads...

"The healthcare industry will be advertising tonight on this program."

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‘Held to ransom’: Pfizer demands governments gamble with state assets to secure vaccine deal

“Pfizer and BioNTech are firmly committed to working with governments and other relevant stakeholders to ensure equitable and affordable access to our Covid-19 vaccine for people around the world.”

2021 update: Half of America in or near poverty

The facts and numbers from numerous sources reflect the reality of deprivation in America, and help to confirm what has been called the "sharpest rise in the U.S. poverty rate since the 1960s."