Lobbying

As AstraZeneca Signs Deal With EU, Critics Warn Big Pharma Push for Covid Vaccine Liability Protections a ‘Dangerous Precedent’

European Union leaders announced Thursday they had signed a contract with pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca exempting the drugmaker from “future product liability” in exchange for it supplying the EU with at least 300 million doses of a still-in-development Covid-19 vaccine by mid-2021. The deal, announced earlier this month, was made official amid new reporting about lobbying pressure …

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EU Signs Deal with AstraZeneca, Critics Warn of ‘Dangerous Precedent’ as Big Pharma Pushes for Covid Vaccine Liability Waivers

European Union leaders announced Thursday they had signed a contract with pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca exempting the drugmaker from “future product liability” in exchange for it supplying the EU with at least 300 million doses of a still-in-development Covid-19 vaccine by mid-2021. The deal, announced earlier this month, was made official amid new reporting about lobbying pressure …

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Explosive Whistleblower Complaint by Ousted HHS Official Says He Was Pressured to Give Contract to Trump-Friendly Pharma Firm

A federal scientist filed a formal whistleblower complaint Tuesday, weeks after being reassigned from his position at the Health and Human Services Department following a clash with Trump administration officials over untested Covid-19 treatments that the president was promoting. Dr. Rick Bright, an immunology expert and until last month the director of the Biomedical Advanced Research …

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