"Right now Medicare is determining that if you (a doctor) have a Covid-19 admission to the hospital, you get $13,000. If that Covid-19 patient goes on a ventilator you get $39,000, three times as much. Nobody can tell me after 35 years in the world of medicine that sometimes those kinds of things impact on … Continue reading Does PA Gov. Wolf want 5.2 million citizens to suffer endlessly, because of coronavirus standards from nanny Health Secretary?
Follow the money! The esteemed investor site The Motley Fool explained this week: The drug (Remdesivir) could see over $1 billion in sales in the course of the entire coronavirus outbreak, due to the sheer number of patients infected and potentially at risk for the virus. This is assuming the drug can treat up to … Continue reading China Set to Patent Gilead’s Experimental Coronavirus Drug
Who is Joe Grogan? Hint: he is not the famous comedian - Joe Rogan. Here's the graph of his resume - revolving from industry to government and now the White House - enough to make your head spin from such swinging roles. Is it possible for any lobbyist from Gilead Sciences to be fair and … Continue reading The lobbyists in the Trump woodpile, or how the President dumped drug price reforms to please Joe Grogan and Pharma
Two deadly viruses and their prescription drug prices: BIKTARVY is a complete HIV-1 treatment that combines 3 powerful medicines into 1 small pill, taken once a day with or without food.The COSTCO price for Biktarvy oral tablets (50 mg-200 mg-25 mg) is $3,202.66 for a supply of 30 tablets. Prices are for cash-paying customers only, … Continue reading Does “Big Pharma” oppose prescribing Hydroxychloroquine because it’s a generic – that costs $14.33 for 30 tablets
While critics of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) bring up the $25 million for the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, there is virtually no reporting of the $10.8 billion authorized for three African development banks. Funding for the Kennedy Center came with the stipulation it would help … Continue reading Coronavirus “rescue” bill sends $11 billion to develop Africa, instead of restoring huge cuts to programs for Americans
The World War reached a turning point in 1943 as the last of German troops at Stalingrad surrendered on January 31, but that celebration was soon forgotten, as some American officials learned of a new threat to our nation from the barbarians. In a laboratory just outside Bremen, Germany, scientists had been studying new biological … Continue reading Brem-V in WW2 was defeated without approval by the FDA