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Unsuccessful in licensing talks, feds sue Gilead over PrEP-focused HIV patent

Gilead Sciences balked at licensing the U.S. government’s HIV-prevention patent rights, and now the feds are striking back. The Department of Health and Human Services sued Gilead for patent infringement Wednesday, saying the company and its HIV prophylaxis meds Truvada and Descovy reaped profits off hundreds of millions of dollars in taxpayer-funded research. The patent dust-up… Read More »

Sacklers vs. States: Settlement Talks Stumble Over Foreign Business

Purdue Pharma’s negotiations to settle thousands of lawsuits over the company’s role in the opioids crisis have turned into a standoff between members of the Sackler family, who own the company, and a group of state attorneys general over how much the family should pay and whether it can continue selling drugs abroad. The Sacklers… Read More »

Bernie Sanders visits Canadian pharmacy, talks drug prices

WINDSOR, Ontario (Reuters) – U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders joined diabetes patients as they drove across the border on Sunday to buy cheap insulin in Canada, highlighting his argument in favor of federally negotiated prescription drug prices. U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders talks about the high cost of health care in the U.S.… Read More »