The Ebola epidemic has dominated the news since it broke out [“Nurse criticizes Ebola quarantine, raising concern,” Nation & World, Oct. 26]. Many questions are being asked, but one question not being asked is: “Where are the pharmaceutical companies? Ebola is an unprofitable disease from the standpoint of the bottom line. Why develop a…More
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Pharmaceutical companies are corrupt, people reluctant to speak out The Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement and Modernization Act of 2003 is the American blueprint for massive government corruption [“Give Medicare the power to negotiate drug prices,” Opinion, May 2]. It was written specifically by big pharma and pushed by congressman-turned-big-pharma-lobbyist Billy Tauzin. The bill immorally tied the hands…More
Collaboration between doctors and pharmaceutical companies can save lives I read the op-ed regarding collaborations between pharmaceutical researchers and doctors with some interest [“You’ll soon know how much your doctor gets paid by the drug companies,” Opinion, Feb. 17]. For the past several decades I have benefitted from my doctor’s research with pharmaceutical companies. In fact…More