The Way The Corrupt US Government Con Game Works : Taxpayers Pay Emory University To Develop A Drug. Emory Sells Drug Rights To Merck. Merck Sells Drug To US Gov For 40 Times It's Cost To Treat COVID

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"Merck's new 'not Ivermectin' Covid-19 treatment, molnupiravir, costs $17.74 to produce - yet the company is charging the US government $712 for the treatment - a 40x markup, according to The Intercept, citing a report issued last week by the Harvard School of Public Health and King’s College Hospital in London.

The pill, originally developed using US government funds as a possible treatment for Venezuelan equine encephalitis, cut the risk of hospitalization and death in half in a randomized trial of 775 adults with mild/moderate Covid who were considered at high risk for disease due to comorbidities such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease. The trial was stopped early so the company could apply for and emergency use authorization (EUA). The drug did not benefit patients who were already hospitalized with severe disease.

News of the oral 'wonder drug' sent shares of Merck higher last week, as the company says it can deliver 10MM doses by the end of the year.

Clearly, the pill could bring in massive profits to Merck and its partner on the drug, Ridgeback Biotherapeutics - which licensed the drug from Emory University in 2020 and then sold the worldwide rights to the drug to Merck for a sum which has not been disclosed.

Meanwhile, the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, a division of the Department of Defense, funded development of the drug by Emory University to the tune of $10 million between 2013 and 2015, according to nonprofit group Knowledge Ecology International discovered.


How can ANYONE have ANY doubt that COVID is being used by Big Pharma and the US Government to STEAL from honest people?
SOURCE URL: https://www.zerohedge.com/covid-19/merck-charging-us-40-times-what-it-costs-make-govt-financed-covid-pill

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  • Posted by 3 weeks ago
    Oh, don't forget that the existing inexpensive drug that works better than the new one to treat covid, and HAS ALREADY BEEN TESTED by MILLIONS of people, is being suppressed by the same government agency that will approve the "new" drug for "emergency" use.

    The US Government is controlled for profit by Big Pharma, Banking, Wall Street, and the Military Industrial Complex.

    No one who works in the federal government serves the American people.
    Not Democrats, not Republicans, No One.
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  • Posted by 25n56il4 3 weeks ago
    Well it isn't just the federal government deceiving us, the news media would be screaming their heads off in a perfect world. Don't hear anything from them, do we. Guess who they represent?
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  • Posted by $ jdg 2 weeks, 6 days ago
    Don't forget that Fauci sent our tax funds to Wuhan to develop Covid in the first place. And they're still at work on new and better versions.

    If the real goal is not a mass die-off, it's at least something horrible because otherwise they wouldn't insist so strongly on vaxxing everybody even though everybody knows the vaccine doesn't prevent either infection or retransmission, and has a high rate of harmful side effects. Why do you think thousands of hospital nurses are letting themselves be fired rather than take the shot? They see the results every day.
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    • Posted by 2 weeks, 6 days ago
      I don't know exactly why they are pushing so hard for 100% vax.
      One possibility is that fedgov has given Big Pharma no liability to lawsuits for the vax. If you are not vaxxed and are damaged by the virus which was created by government and pharma research then you are able to pursue damages via lawsuit. You can be sure that Big Pharma lawyers will claim any damages are complicated by the experimental vax and government corrupt judges will agree that no damages can be pursued by anyone who was vaxxed..
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  • Posted by DenGriff 2 weeks, 6 days ago
    Objectively, need to mention Merck first trashed its 4 billion dose safe, Nobel prize, < $1 Ivermectin - now banned by “pharma’s protocols” for hospitals and pharmacy chains and MDs and media as just “misinformation”. FLCCC.net
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  • Posted by $ Thoritsu 2 weeks, 6 days ago
    Apparently FAR requirements do not apply to Pharma. I know we couldn't do such a thing. Our costs would have to be disclosed, and a fee would be set.
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