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from Fred's link
"Brazil, which has a much-copied universal free AIDS program, has for years threatened to break patents in its drive to cut the cost of foreign drugs used in its 15-drug anti HIV-AIDS cocktail".
Originally posted by FredT
Its a tough argument. What if the fact that the drug compaines cannot even recoup thier costs forces them to stop researching the drugs? Then we have to pay the governemnt to do it.
Originally posted by Kidfinger
Maybe this will be a wakeup call for the Eli Lillies of the world to cut thier prices before more nations start following India's lead.