[ExI] Health care in the USA
rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com
Sun Jun 28 10:19:06 UTC 2009
On Sun, Jun 28, 2009 at 5:20 AM, Stathis Papaioannou<stathisp at gmail.com> wrote:
> There is no doubt that the US leads in medical research, and
> scientific research in general. But almost all of the basic research
> is either government funded or funded by not for profit organisations.
> Pharmaceutical companies pick and choose from this "free" research to
> decide what drug candidates they are going to pursue.
### This is the usual government self-serving propaganda. The
government is funding only 15% of all non-military research in the US.
Rest comes almost exclusively from for-profit entities.
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