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Brazil Suggests that Neighbors Break Patents to Fight Swine Flu

The leaders of Argentina and Brazil speaking during the Mercosur summit in Paraguay, suggested ...

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Group Asks US Congress to Punish Brazil and Thai Drug Piracy

An American group called USA For Innovation released an open letter to Members of ...

Merck's anti-AIDS drug Stocrin (Efivarenz)

Brazil Threatens to Break More Drugs Patents If Prices Don’t Go Down

Right after signing the decree breaking the patent of Merck's anti-AIDS drug Efavirenz, Brazilian ...

AIDS: Break Patents If Need Be, Says Brazil to Other LatAm Countries

Latin American countries that can’t afford increasingly expensive AIDS medication should consider sidestepping foreign ...

Brazilians Block German Consulate to Protest “Rapadura” Patent

The entrance of the German Consulate in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, was the setting ...

NGO’s File Suit to Force Brazil to Break AIDS Drug Patent

Brazil’s Ministry of Health estimates that 600,000 Brazilians are carriers of the HIV virus. ...

Abbott Blinks First and Brazil Gets Its AIDS-Drug Discount

Some 23,000 people in Brazil use the AIDS drug, Kaletra, made by the Abbott ...

Brazil Close to a Deal on AIDS Drug with Abbott

Brazil continues to negotiate AIDS drug prices with multinational pharmaceutical laboratories. At the moment, ...

Brazil’s Health Minister Hints Patent Breaking for AIDS Drugs Can Be Averted

Brazil’s Minister of Health, Saraiva Felipe, says he expects to conclude negotiations in a ...