Big Pharma Essay

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Do pharmaceutical companies really care about us? It’s crazy to believe that people you trust, don’t care for you one bit. Big Pharma, a group of pharmaceutical companies connected with the government gets large amounts of money from the people of the world; this conspiracy that people believe can be proven as factual through research over industry funded vs. government funded pharmaceuticals and the way the government finds a way to pay less and receive more money.
It’s not easy to clearly describe what big pharma is. Big pharma means big multinational pharmaceutical companies or big drug companies. But there are many different definitions to what big pharma really is. “How many firms are included in the big pharma group, and what parameters
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The conspiracy of big pharma vaccine profits is a very interesting myth in the ant vaccination world. Vaccine deniers give there long speech opinions all over the internet about this subject. One of the vexed statements was “Maybe vex companies see vaccines as more of an investment? Break mostly even on what the vexes cost to make and sell, but make a bank load of money on treating all the chronic problems they cause” (Fullerton). It’s sad, but true. Vaccines are highly profitable. “IMS, the top pharmaceutical market analysis firm, estimates the 2010 revenues for pharmaceuticals to be over US $955 billion, and will exceed US $1 trillion dollars by 2013” (Fullerton). And big pharma also has an income of US $300 billion in medical devices in 2012, and almost $320 billion in 2013. That means that the total profit that big pharma will make from devices and pharmaceuticals is almost $1.32 trillion. And where do they get all that money from? Us. Vaccine profits have a tiny percentage of big pharma revenues, but they’re still a lot. An estimation for 2013 vaccine revenues all around the world is about 24 billion. Vaccines only make up about 1.82 of the total profit that big pharma expects. And a lot of new companies are coming into the vaccine market only because the market growth is continuing to get higher and higher. Vaccines bring in about 10.5 billion in profit, and most pharmaceuticals bring in 11.1 billion in profit. This means that vaccine profits are only 5% less than pharmaceutical profits. These people are just making vaccines just to make them, and giving them to us just to give. Well not really, because they’re expecting money in return. The vaccines are only made for their benefit, for their

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