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U.S. Government Starts its Own Drug Company

The U.S. government, faced with a diminished drug-development pipeline in the private sector, is starting its own federal drug development center. The National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences will receive $1 billion in funding to conduct drug research, with the goal of attracting private investors. In the past, the National Institutes of Health have usually […]

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WikiLeaks Exposes Pfizer's Strong-arm Tactics to Cover up Deaths of Innocent Children

U.S. diplomatic cables made public by WikiLeaks show that drugmaker Pfizer hired investigators to find evidence of corruption against Nigeria‘s attorney general, in an effort to convince him to drop legal action against the company. Pfizer was sued for $2 billion over testing of the meningitis drug Trovan. Nigerian authorities said the tests killed 11 […]

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WikiLeaks Exposes Pfizer’s Strong-arm Tactics to Cover up Deaths of Innocent Children

U.S. diplomatic cables made public by WikiLeaks show that drugmaker Pfizer hired investigators to find evidence of corruption against Nigeria‘s attorney general, in an effort to convince him to drop legal action against the company. Pfizer was sued for $2 billion over testing of the meningitis drug Trovan. Nigerian authorities said the tests killed 11 […]

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Feds found Pfizer too big to nail, so they looked the other way on massive fraud

Saturday, August 21, 2010 by: David Gutierrez When the world’s largest pharmaceutical company was found to have engaged in a massive illegal marketing campaign, federal prosecutors decided the company was too big to punish — so they let it set up a shell corporation to take the blame. In 2001, the FDA approved Bextra for […]

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