Tag: Big Pharma
“I realized that the big problem here was that we had been seeing it as a crisis, like a natural disaster, like a flood or a hurricane, rather than as a series of crimes.”
The doctor and panel member wrote that it "was probably the worst drug approval decision in recent U.S. history."
“Instead of creating new vaccine billionaires, we need to be vaccinating billions in developing countries.”
“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.”
"We will not tolerate profiteering. Any treatment or vaccine must be made free for all."
Biden and Buttigieg’s influx of pharmaceutical money doesn’t bode well for their campaign promises to reign in the industry.
Trump’s top healthcare adviser, former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan, strenuously lobbied within the White House and on Capitol Hill against price negotiations.
Similar to the other major crisis of our era – climate change – the antibiotic crisis poses a fundamental threat to human wellbeing around the world.
As millions of Americans skip their medication due to the ballooning high prescription costs, Congress is seeking ways to cap drug pricing.
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.