PRESS RELEASE: Wall Street and Big Pharma Team Up To Push High Prices For COVID-19 Treatments and Vaccines
Business as usual imperils public good; patients call for reforms to prevent pandemic profiteering.
As COVID-19 ground the U.S. economy to a halt, one sector has remained invigorated by the promise of huge profits: Wall Street.
Gerald Posner is an attorney, author, and award-winning investigative journalist. His latest book is Pharma: Greed, Lies, and the Poisoning of America.
J&J and the rest of the pharmaceutical industry have seized on the coronavirus crisis as a way to polish an image tarnished by unaffordable medicine, patent lawsuits and an addiction epidemic.