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40 House Democrats Demand Congress 'Swiftly' Cut Drug Prices

"We cannot overstate the paramount urgency of fulfilling the promise of lowering drug prices now for the American people. They're counting on us."

Jessica Corbett ·


While Lobbying to Kill Build Back Better, Pharma Hikes Costs of 866 Drugs

"How many more Americans have to die and suffer before Congress has the guts to end this greed?" asked Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Jake Johnson ·


Progressives to Biden: Force Pharma to Share Vaccine Recipes Globally

"The longer the global pandemic is allowed to run rampant, new, more virulent variants will continue to threaten health and economic wellbeing across the planet."

Jake Johnson ·


Sanders Demands End to Medicare Premium Hike From Alzheimer's Drug

Biogen's original price for the controversial drug, he argues, "is the perfect example of why Medicare should be negotiating drug prices with the pharmaceutical industry."

Jessica Corbett ·


Biden Must Take on Big Pharma Over Cancer Drug That Costs $189,000 Per Year

The medication in question Xtandi—developed with taxpayer dollars and used to treat prostate cancer—costs up to five times more in the U.S. than in Japan, Canada, the U.K., or France.

Ambika Verma ·


After Year of Vaccine Profiteering, Pfizer Hikes Prices on 125 Drugs

"Drug corporations can do this because we let them—unlike other nations that use their purchasing power to get a better deal," said David Mitchell of Patients for Affordable Drugs.

Jake Johnson ·


EU Says 'Premature' to Have Urgent WTO Meeting on Covid-19

"The pandemic hasn't lasted long enough for the E.U.?"

Jessica Corbett ·


Sanders, Khanna Demand Free Covid Tests for All Americans

"Widespread and affordable access to rapid tests will be an integral part of our country's public health response to the Omicron variant and through the duration of the pandemic."

Julia Conley ·


'Good News for Seniors': Becerra Orders Medicare to Reassess Premium Hike

"It is unconscionable," said one advocate welcoming the announcement, "for Medicare premiums to increase this dramatically because of one corporation's greed."

Brett Wilkins ·


Volunteer Quits Moderna Vaccine Trial Over 'Ruthless Corporate Profit-Making'

"Science for outrageous profit that costs people their lives is not noble. That is why I can no longer in good conscience be part of Moderna's trials."

Brett Wilkins ·

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