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Is big pharma ignoring the poor?

Posted on 2018.11.24 at 15:02
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Is big pharma ignoring the poor?

Pharmaceutical companies are driven by profit. Is that why diseases that kill thousands of people every year have been ignored – even though the cures may already exist? Health editor Sarah Boseley investigates.

Neglected diseases kill thousands of people every year, even though the cures may already exist.

How much it costs for pharmaceutical companies to create a new drug is hotly disputed, but recent figures place it at around $2.7bn. So it’s not a cheap business – but successful medicines can net a company astronomical profits.

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