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Biotech CEOs respond to Sanders attack: science, not politics, will defeat the pandemic

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March 16, 2020 3:17 AM UTC
Updated on Mar 24, 2020 at 10:55 PM UTC

Biopharma executives rebuked Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) for attacking them and the biopharmaceutical industry Sunday evening during a debate with former Vice President Joe Biden. Science, not politics, will defeat COVID-19, industry leaders told BioCentury.

Sanders slammed drug companies, saying they are run by “crooks” who are seeking to profit from the COVID-19 pandemic. ...