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Angels Needed in America
Forbes, 10-18-04

The author argues that AIDS research is so vital, and pressures for limiting patent protections for AIDS drugs are so strong, that companies will lack the incentive to continue research unless governments come up with innovative programs. The authorís suggestion: extend patent life on already profitable patented drugs, like Viagra, and guarantee markets by purchasing existing AIDS drugs for the Third World only from companies that invest a certain amount in original AIDS drugs research.


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