12 Babies

This time the problem is in Argentina where at least 12 babies were killed over the past year while testing a pneumonia vaccine. That’s one every month. GlaxoSmithKline must be proud of their accomplishment. The article said at least 12, so who knows how many really died?

“The study was sponsored by global drug giant GlaxoSmithKline and uses children from poor families, who are “pressured and forced into signing consent forms,” the Argentine Federation of Health Professionals, or Fesprosa, said.”

Obviously, they have no ethics. To add insult to injury:

“The vaccine trial is still ongoing despite the denunciations, and those in charge of the study were cited by the Critica newspaper as saying that the procedures are being carried out in a lawful manner.”

Twelve deaths aren’t enough for them. How many more deaths do they want?! Colombia and Panama were also chosen for this trial so I wonder what their death rates are?

The cost for enrolling the babies in this study is $8,000 but the article says that money is not staying in the provinces. So who is getting that money? It’s not the parents of the babies, it’s not the health personnel or the facilities in the provinces so that leaves…GlaxoSmithKline.

GlaxoSmithKline’s price for killing babies is $8,000.

I’m disgusted.

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