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Inaugural Access To Vaccines Index Ranks Companies Based On Efforts To Expand Immunization Coverage

New York Times: Vaccine Makers Ranked on Pricing and Research
“The pharmaceutical companies GlaxoSmithKline and Sanofi sell the most vaccines and earn the most money doing so, while the Serum Institute of India sells the most vaccines at a discount, according to the first Access to Vaccines Index, which was released last week. The new index is produced by the Dutch foundation that issues the biennial Access to Medicines Index, which ranks drug manufacturers according to how easy it is for people in poor countries to get the companies’ lifesaving medications…” (McNeil, 3/13).

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