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HIV drugs touted as weapon in war on coronavirus

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What's big pharma doing?

Knowing them, rapidly working on a way to profit off of this. Since the 3 drugs mentioned here may possibly be effective, they will also be raising the prices of these drugs. They are vultures.

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Knowing them, rapidly working on a way to profit off of this. Since the 3 drugs mentioned here may possibly be effective, they will also be raising the prices of these drugs. They are vultures.

Profit from a self limiting outbreak that will end in one way or another before a clear option for antiviral treatment is found (same as SARS)? that is a losing proposition, and unfortunately so because profiting from saving a lot of people's lives would be a really nice thing for a company to do.

Also, HIV antiviral therapy is no longer controlled by any pharmaceutical companies, they have no power to increase their price because of world wide treaties with international health organization already are in place and generic options are being constantly produced because its on the best interest of any country to control the HIV epidemic, if these medicines are actually useful it would be a tremendous lucky punch, because countries already have big stocks of them that can be used readily (but maybe not so good for HIV patients because there may be shortages in places with lots of coronavirus patients)

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