Bayer released HIV-contaminated painkiller pills although they were well aware of the contamination. It was a rather disturbing discovery, and the story was confirmed by The New York Times.
This is a clear proof that fat corporations can literally earn on someone’s death.
The entire thing started in 1984. Bayer sold over 100,000 vials of their painkillers, and the FDA approved this. The entire deal was worth about $4 million, and as you can see, it was all about earnings.
Americans were actually fortunate, because the pain relievers weren’t sold in the US. Sadly, the painkillers ended in Argentina, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, and Singapore.
The deal got thousands of people killed, and another tens of thousands were contaminated with HIV. However, the company didn’t face any charges until now, but “health department leaders in Argentina, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, and Singapore were all imprisoned.”
Guess what Bayer did …
“Decisions made nearly two decades ago were based upon the best scientific information of the time and were consistent with the regulations in place,” specified the company.
And what did the FDA do?
Their officials worked overtime to conceal any tracks.
Dr. Harry M. Meyer, Jr. of the FDA asked authorities to “quietly solve” the problem “without alerting Congress, the medical community, and the general public.”
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