Pharma Business Line

Biden’s vaccine change has risky side effects

Joe Biden’s vaccine revolution risks creating lingering ailments. The US president’s decision to support the removal of intellectual property protections on Covid-19 jabs is a logical move, but practical difficulties mean that he may not do much to help countries ravaged by the pandemic. The danger is that Big Pharma …

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Letters to the Editor of May 10, 2021

The world now has vaccines in its arsenal to keep the Covid-19 pandemic under control, but the grim reality facing it is vaccine inequity. While the rich and developed world has accumulated vaccines, the poor countries have for the most part been left to fend for themselves. Their persistent struggle …

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Online pharmacy is what the doctor ordered

The deadly second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic has not only shattered India’s health care system, but there is also widespread black-market marketing of drugs and equipment in demand. It is hoped that the ongoing pharmaceutical market research conducted by the Competition Commission of India (ITC) will lead to recommendations …

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