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Drug Twilight Zone
Wall Street Journal, 3-2-05

The Journal believes that the Tysabri withdrawal has little to do with science and a lot to do with politics—Biogen and Elan didn’t want “to have their names dragged before Capitol Hill cameras by Ted Kennedy or Chuck Grassley.” So as two companies minimize their risk profile for a few months, MS patients have to go back to their old, less effective treatments. Perhaps Kennedy and Grassley should hold a hearing on that problem.

Project FDA.
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