“MEDICINE is for people, not for profits.” So read the caption beneath a photograph of George Merck, boss of a huge American drug company, on the cover of Time magazine in 1952.
Read more by following the link above and reading the entire Economist article on new pharma.
Do more by researching the average life-span of pharmaceutical companies. Do the answers surprise you? What do you think are the biggest challenges facing these companies in the modern economy?
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