[ExI] ehhh, what? do explain please.
William Flynn Wallace
foozler83 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 18 00:10:05 UTC 2022
I would guess that the members who approved the drugs did not make the
rules, making them blameless. The drugs turned out to be somewhat
successful, I think we can all support that. The side effects were fairly
rare. All better than getting the virus for most people. There is now
Long Covid and it is a terrible thing, and some people were protected from
that. Change the committee rules, we are saying. Good luck with dealing
with a bureaucracy and civil servants, who cannot easily be got rid of.
Way to do it: getting on TV is essential, far better than writing to
someone. Politicians take what's on TV very seriously. bill w
On Fri, Jun 17, 2022 at 3:28 PM spike jones via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
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> BillK via extropy-chat
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> >...I was also surprised at Spike's quaint surprise at the thought of
> government corruption.
> About half the funding of the FDA itself comes via 'fees' from Big Pharma.
> The FDA committee advisers are supposed to declare any conflict of
> Royalty payments may be hidden, but there are ways round this declaration.
> Payments made AFTER the approval decision are not vetted. (Speaking fees,
> consultancy, research, expenses, etc.).
> Hmmmm... most disconcerting is this. We gradually found out that the
> vaccines had more risks than we were told about and were far less
> Now we are finding out they were approved by a committee which could
> accept royalties.
> I did misunderstand. I know the ethics rules for the little people (us.)
> We were told they get more strict as you go up, for obvious reasons: the
> payoff gets bigger. Now it appears they allow something at the top levels
> that would get your ass fired down here.
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