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MSF Urges Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline To Cut Pneumococcal Vaccine Prices For Children In Developing Countries

The Guardian: Pharmaceutical companies told to slash price of pneumococcal disease vaccine
“Two giant pharmaceutical companies should lower the price of a new vaccine against pneumococcal disease that is needed by children in developing countries, but is unaffordable for some of their governments, say the volunteer doctors of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)…” (Boseley, 1/20).

Reuters: MSF slams expensive vaccines, urges GSK and Pfizer to cut prices
“…In a report on vaccine prices ahead of an international donor conference in Berlin at the end of January, MSF slammed Big Pharma companies and said the cost of vaccinating a child in the world’s poorest countries was now 68 times higher than in 2001…” (Kelland, 1/20).

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