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AEI's Michael Rosen: "Omicron Variant Sows Chaos but Doesn’t Move Needle on Patent Waiver Debate"

In our latest Liberty Update, we highlight an eye-opening new study confirming how drug price controls kill pharmaceutical investment and innovation at the worst possible time, when America and the entire world depend upon them more than ever.

In similar vein, American Enterprise Institute (AEI) Adjunct Fellow and healthcare expert Michael Rosen nicely illustrates how the omicron variant of Covid has paused the destructive global effort to suspend enforcement of patent rights belonging to lifesaving vaccine developers:

But the new omicron variant of the virus has intervened, shelving the planned WTO meeting and throwing into continued contrast the supposed haves and have-nots of vaccine protection...  But the EU has held firm in resisting the vaccine waiver, and rightly so."

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December 06, 2021 • 12:20 PM

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Thursday, June 13 2013

A longtime Chicago Bulls fan is suing star player Derrick Rose claiming Rose's extended leave due to a serious ACL injury affected the fan's health and well-being.

Matthew Thompson reportedly filed a lawsuit against the Bull's point guard, claiming Rose's lingering injury and year-long absence from the court caused Thompson multiple mental breakdowns and emotional distress. Thompson further alleges that Rose's "negligent behavior" in not returning to the court after being cleared by team doctors caused Thompson's current "obesity issues."

Despite Rose's absence, the Bulls made the 2013 NBA Playoffs.

Source: International Business Times

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