The Hill: Pharmaceutical Corporations Need to Stop Free-Riding on Publicly-Funded Research

MSF staff prepare to administer the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) for patients in South Sudan.
SOUTH SUDAN 2013 © Yann Libessart/MSF
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Jason Cone, the executive director of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)-USA, asserts that the current US administration should stop letting pharmaceutical corporations charge any price they want for products that were created using taxpayer money. Additionally, the US government should create better incentives to encourage companies to develop desperately-needed medicines, diagnostic devices, and vaccines. View External Media