Big Pharma and the value of a human life

The price of the drug was increased by 5,000 per cent 
We live in a world where everything can be reduced to the level of a computer game. For $24.95 you can set yourself up as a pharmaceuticals giant and play with people’s lives. Big Pharma is billed as “part logistics puzzle, part business sim”.(Sim is short for simulation.) On its website there’s a trailer asking: “Can you profit in an industry where illness is good for business?” Sadly, the answer can be found in the real world. Big Pharma is not just a game, it’s a multi-billion pound business where huge profits can be made on the back of human [...]

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