Billy Kenber (@billykenber )

Billy Kenber

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Twitter Web App : Coronavirus has done a lot to rehabilitate Big Pharma - so I enjoyed this book which exposes just how badly behaved it has actually been…

Twitter Web App : 💊 i newspaper's long read today: how profits, not patient needs, decide what new drugs are developed by Big Pharma - with companies chasing pricing incentives for 'orphan drugs' and ignoring pleas for new antibiotics

By 'Sick Money' author Billy Kenber:…

Twitter for Android : 'The new drugs that are developed each year are not necessarily those with the most clinical value – they are the ones which can command the highest prices and the largest profits'

Billy Kenber, author of new book Sick Money, in i newspaper today:…

TweetDeck : SICK MONEY by Billy Kenber is (unhappily enough) an absolutely vital, important book: an investigation into the pharmaceutical industry, and how patient care gets forgotten in the pursuit of profit.

Echobox : In the second of two episodes this week, Billy Kenber looks at how companies have made a fortune from Covid-19 vaccines.

How much money are they making from them? And why are vaccines for other emerging diseases not being produced?

🎧 Listen 🎧…

Echobox : In the first of two episodes this week, we're taking a deep dive into the pharmaceutical industry with Billy Kenber.

Why has this industry, which was first designed to help patients, now evolved into one which focuses on driving profits?…

TweetDeck : Publishing Thursday: SICK MONEY, The Truth About the Global Pharmaceutical Industry is Billy Kenber's fascinating history of the machinations of a broken industry, and a call to build a new model for how we research and develop medicines for all –

Sprout Social : In the early days of the pandemic, short supplies created the perfect conditions for unscrupulous business people to drive up prices.

But who were the biggest Covid profiteers?

Join Billy Kenber and help us find the answer at our ThinkIn tomorrow:

Twitter Web App : Enjoyed talking to David Aaronovitch for a Stories of Our Times episode on how drug companies made fortunes from hiking the prices of previously cheap old drugs.… First of two episodes to mark the launch of Sick Money on Thursday:…