When it comes to pharmaceuticals, you have heard the list of complaints. Drug prices are too high. Drug prices are not transparent. My insurance plan won’t cover X medication.
Perhaps the complaint which should be raised but isn’t relates to China. Author Rosemary Gibson has rung a fire bell in the night with her book, China Rx: Exposing the Risks of America’s Dependence on China for Medicine.
Well over 90% of the active ingredients of antibiotics in the U.S. are manufactured abroad. The vast majority of them are produced in China. Learn about the national security threats and quality oversight issues involved with the outsourcing of pharma manufacturing. This important episode will shock you.
Rosemary Gibson serves as Senior Advisor at The Hastings Center and a Section Editor for “Less is More,” in JAMA Internal Medicine. Ms. Gibson is an award-winning author, inspirational speaker, and advisor to organizations that advance the public’s interest in health care.
China Rx: Exposing the Risks of America’s Dependence on China for Medicine