Tag: pharmaceutical industry
Economic parity in health emergence: Sanders' rallying cry for global equity in WHO pandemic accord.
A vaccine against tuberculosis, the world’s deadliest infectious disease, slowed after its corporate owner focused on more profitable vaccines.
"Any effort by far-right Republicans to paint lowering the costs of prescription drug prices for Americans as a bad thing is laughable."
"This is the biggest defeat Big Pharma has ever suffered—and it won't be the last. We are going to keep fighting until every single person in America can get the medications they need."
In clinical trials, drug manufacturers Sage Therapeutics and Biogen said the zuranolone pill quickly reduced postpartum symptoms such as depression and other cognitive issues.
"Big Pharma gets us coming and going—they charge Americans sky-high prices and they pay absolute rock-bottom taxes, not anywhere near a fair share."
“This is a drug that was invented with taxpayer dollars by scientists at UCLA and can be purchased in Canada for one-fifth the U.S. price."
The changes, which represent a 70 percent decrease in price, will go into effect at the end of 2023.
"Without public investment, there would be no mRNA vaccines."
"Insulin manufacturers have shown time and time again that they will put their CEOs' profits over patients' lives."