Published in Physician Law Weekly, June 15th, 2005
A variety of social, legal and economic forces have caused pharmaceutical companies to withdraw their commitment to vaccines, according to pediatrician and vaccine expert Paul A. Offit, MD, chief of infectious diseases at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
In a commentary article in the May/June issue of Health Affairs, Offit analyzes why pharmaceutical companies have abandoned vaccines and urges legislators to protect vaccines as a vital instrument of...
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