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US Pharmaceutical Patents: Who do they Benefit?

Around the world, August 4th was a day to remember. On that day, infamous ‘pharma bro’ Martin Shkreli was found guilty on three counts of fraud in a New York federal court. Shkreli became a household name in 2015 when his company, Turing Pharmaceuticals, bought Daraprim, a lifesaving drug used to treat toxoplasmosis. Overnight, Shkreli […]