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Criticizing Vaccine Prices Could Deter Pharmaceutical Companies From Developing Drugs For Poor Countries, Gates Says

The Guardian: Bill Gates dismisses criticism of high prices for vaccines
“Bill Gates has dismissed criticism by health campaigners of the high prices of some vaccines, warning that it only serves to deter pharmaceutical companies from working on life-saving products for poor countries. In an interview with The Guardian from a major international vaccine-funding conference in Berlin, … Gates denied that the cost of the new vaccine against pneumococcal disease was too high…” (Boseley, 1/27).

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