Hysteria is good for Big Pharma

Here is one more example of “Who profits from the crime?”

imagesMNPV9GXQ“Since Ebola’s first symptoms resemble that of the flu, fears about Ebola could drive an influx of patients to doctors and emergency rooms with flu symptoms, who might otherwise have stayed home”, doctors say.

Read on: http://fortune.com/2014/10/22/how-ebola-hysteria-could-help-contain-the-upcoming-flu-season/

Glaxo has a promising Ebola vaccine in development and plans to expedite its testing and production.

“This is still at an early stage, but we are grateful for the support of all our partners, including the WHO, to expedite development of this candidate vaccine,” said Andrew Witty, CEO of Glaxo.

The vaccine is already in safety trials in the U.S., UK and Mali, and the results are expected by the end of the year.

Previously, Glaxo said it would need six months to figure out how to produce hundreds of thousands of doses for distribution.

Read on: http://fortune.com/2014/10/22/glaxosmithkline-moving-forward-with-ebola-vaccine/

Fear not, keep connecting the dots.

Love,

Leo

Copyright © Leo Foresta 2014

 

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