Against the Odds: The Story of AIDS Drug Development, Politics, and Profits

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HarperCollins, 1993 - AIDS (Disease) - 314 pages
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The story of the quest for a cure and treatments for AIDS, and of the activist and patient commujnities that have altered the course of government policy toward AIDS and other diseases.

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AGAINST THE ODDS: The Story of AIDS Drug Development, Politics and Profits

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How AIDS activists changed the way new drugs are developed, and why the biomedical establishment may never be the same again. The fight against AIDS, say Arno (a public-policy analyst at N.Y.C.'s ... Read full review

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This is a fascinating account of how government and drug company bureaucracies have held up the development of such life-saving and life-prolonging AIDS drugs as AZT, ddI, bactrine, pentamidine ... Read full review

Contents

THE SEARCH FOR MAGIC BULLETs
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THE FDA AND THE PUBLIC INTEREST
22
THE AZT BREAKTHROUGH
37
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