High Risk: The Debate Over the Price of Specialty Drugs and Zika Virus
In an interview with CFIF, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, discusses the history and regulations surrounding drug prices, who should finance important medical advancements, and the continuing Zika threat.
At conservatism's core lies a reverence for wisdom accumulated through hard human experience. Its central logic pleads that we build incrementally upon proven policies and safeguard timeless principles, rather than dismantle them as unfashionable anachronisms under the illusion that human nature somehow changes or that things are "different" today.
Or to paraphrase Edmund Burke, conservatism implores that we internalize the lessons of history so as not to tragically repeat them.
It is therefore particularly regrettable when otherwise conservative leaders temporarily…
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