Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Tag: Big Pharma

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."

Senate Finance Committee deals a blow to Big Pharma

As the Trump administration explores executive action to lower drug prices, drugmakers, private insurers, hospitals and pharmacy benefit managers are engaged in a lobbying war.

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Using the global pandemic, EPA indefinitely suspends environmental protection laws

Usually, companies are required to report the levels of pollution they release into the air or water to hold them accountable and to avoid over polluting.

Media silent as poll workers contract COVID-19 at primaries that DNC, Biden campaign claimed...

And instead of reporting on this urgent story, the media have enabled this dangerous behavior.

Does recklessly killing citizens endanger Trump re-election?

The question for the next six months: Will the damage from Trump’s past, present and future crimes against humanity make him less electable?

Is the DNC cheating? Again?

The DNC’s candidate always gains in the counting. And that is highly suspicious.

Trump’s mass negligent homicide doesn’t let democratic leaders off the hook

Looking ahead, the postponements of primaries in some states may give enough time to implement widespread voting by mail.