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Cool heads in a crisis?

Understanding the role pharmaceutical companies can play in fighting today’s global health pandemics

First there was Ebola and now there is Zika; two official World Health Organization (WHO) Public Health Emergencies of International Concern (PHEIC) within as many years. Whenever global health crises such as these emerge, the pharmaceutical industry comes under intense scrutiny for not having an immediate solution available. Part of the problem is that prevention is not always financially viable; the substantial R&D costs of developing vaccines or treatments for all known and potential threats that may or may not one day develop into global pandemics is not a feasible burden for the industry to carry alone...

http://www.researchpartnership.com/news/2017/01/cool-heads-in-a-crisis/

25th January 2017

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