The Biden administration has joined calls for more sharing of the technology behind COVID-19 vaccines to help speed the end of the pandemic, amid a debate over lifting intellectual property protections.
To ensure the ongoing affordability of generic medications for Americans, BCBS is committing $55 million to establish a partnership with Civica Rx to reduce costs of generics for consumers.
It took years of negotiations, but the new NAFTA includes resolution on two sticking points: paths to lower drug prices and ways to enforce labour standards. But not all Canadian industries are happy with the deal.
New court documents suggest the wealthy Sackler family made billions from the drug OxyContin.
Some experts are concerned that the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) trade deal may raise drug prices for Canadians.