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Funding big pharmaceutical companies

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Funding big pharmaceutical companies

What is the logic in doling out multi-million public dollar grants from the U.S. Health and Human Services Department to pharmaceutical conglomerates to fast-track FDA approval of “super-bug” antibiotics, as reported in the Star Tribune on June 3, 2013?

There is a critical shortage right now of already approved, highly effective antibiotics to treat such rampantly common infections as Lyme disease.

 

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