Summer 2021 Webinar 1
The price of the antiviral drug, Umifenovir, used for coronavirus treatment, has risen four to five times amid the outbreak of Covid in Mongolia, along with the price of medicines and other medical supplies by a quarter compared to previous years.
Becerra fields questions on drug pricing during his HELP Committee confirmation hearing.
French President Emmanuel Macron called on Thursday for the US and European nations to allocate up to 5% of current vaccine supplies to developing countries.
The European Union on Tuesday warned pharmaceutical giants that develop coronavirus vaccines to honor their contractual obligations after slow deliveries of shots from two companies hampered the bloc’s vaunted vaccine rollout in several nations.