COVID-19 And The Drug Pricing Debate: Disruption Helps Industry More Than R&D
CEO accountability hearing in US House shows that the COVID-19 outbreak is helping to blunt attacks on the drug industry over its pricing – just not entirely in the way the industry hoped.
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