TPP Could Block Access To Some Medications In 4 Countries, GlobalPost Reports
GlobalPost: In these four countries, the TPP’s rules on generic drugs could kill people
“For its backers, including the White House, the world’s largest ever trade deal is a no-brainer. … But in four of them — Peru, Mexico, Malaysia, and Vietnam — the TPP may have a particular dark side. According to leaks of the still-under-wraps treaty text, the deal would block some of those nations’ poorest citizens from accessing life-saving, cutting-edge medicines known as ‘biologics’…” (Tegel, 10/8).
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