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25 Apr 2011

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Doctors Without Borders/Medicines Sans Frontieres

Johnson & Johnson Turns Its Back on AIDS Patients: Pharma Giant’s Refusal to Participate in Patent Pool Undermines Access to Key AIDS Drugs

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Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson is putting the lives of people living with HIV at stake by refusing to participate in the Medicines Patent Pool, a mechanism designed to lower prices of HIV medicines and increase access to them for people in the developing world, said the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today…