Diseases Bred in Poverty Abandoned by Big PharmaQuicklink submitted by Russ Wellen Permalink
|Because the typical victim is too poor to pay for drugs, just one percent of the 1,556 drugs developed in the US between 1975 and 2004 were for 'neglected diseases.' But creative researchers are engaging the likes of Bill Gates to fund the development of drugs to fight TB, hookworm and other conditions.|
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