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A Gates Fdn funded trial of Gardasil (Merck) on nearly 16K poor children of India's Andhra Pradesh caused many to fall terribly ill and at least five deaths


From steemit.com

“Native Indian doctors and health activists started raising objections as the illegality of the testing of those vaccines on poor children started to come out into the open”

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"Big Tobacco" basically doesn't exist anymore

People have been quick to blame “big tobacco” for vaping bans. It’s an easy assumption to make, because big tobacco is a huge, shadowy, multi-billion dollar corporation, right? 690 more words

Pharmaceutical Industry

Tasmanian poppy farmers are at the centre of the US opioid crisis, but they say they're not to blame

ABC News Jessica Hayes 13 October 2019

Tasmania is home to a poppy-farming industry that supplies 50 per cent of the raw materials to make the world’s opioid painkillers.  45 more words

Drug Analysis And Toxicology

Is the FDA run by pharmaceuticals?

Almost one-fifth of FDA scientists say they “have been asked, for non-scientific reasons, to inappropriately exclude or alter technical information or their conclusions in a FDA scientific document,” according to a survey sponsored by the Union of Concerned Scientists. 836 more words

Pharmaceutical Industry

Pharma to pay $8 billion in punitive damages

From the original article | From dispropa

Johnson & Johnson HQ in New Jersey

An astonishing $8 billion jury verdict against Johnson & Johnson this week was not just a potent rebuke of the prescription drug giant’s conduct but also represented what some analysts Wednesday called a symptom of a growing anger at the broader pharmaceutical industry. 977 more words

Pharmaceutical Industry