Medicines that kill
The AZT catastrophe
Targeting the poor, the frightened and the pregnant
Here’s the pattern of new drug development in the US:
The news media announces a miracle drug.
Doctors mindlessly prescribe it based in a two minute talk with a pharmaceutical rep.
A few years later it’s quietly taken off the market because it’s too dangerous.
AZT and the entire AIDS scame was one of the most egregious examples of this.