How Big Pharma Profited During The Pandemic
On this edition of Your Call, we're speaking with award-winning journalist Gerald Posner about how Big Pharma has profited during the pandemic. He says Big Pharma sees COVID-19 as a once in a generation business opportunity.
According to the People's Vaccine Alliance, vaccine profits have created at least nine new billionaires, worth a combined $19.3 billion, which is enough to fully vaccinate some 780 million people in low-income countries. What will it take to prioritize vaccine equity and health over profits?
Gerald Posner, award-winning journalist and dbestselling author of several books, including Pharma: Greed, Lies, and the Poisoning of America, which was published the day before the WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic
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