The new drug war continued
The Economist "HIS month The Economist described a looming war over drug prices. Since then, that fight has erupted in South Africa. The government is considering broad changes to its patent laws. The world's biggest drug companies are in a panic, according to documents leaked this month, and may launch a broad campaign to fight the reforms. This has infuriated South African officials. "I am not using strong words, I am using appropriate words: this is genocide," thundered Aaron Motsoaledi, South Africa's health minister (pictured), to the Mail & Guardian."