On this edition of Your Call, we're speaking with award-winning investigative journalist Gerald Posner about his new book, Pharma: Greed, Lies, and the Poisoning of America.
As pharmaceutical giants race to create a vaccine for COVID-19, Posner says Big Pharma sees this pandemic as a once in a generation business opportunity. How can we ensure that coronavirus treatments and a vaccine are affordable and accessible to all?
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