Milton Wolf, MD writes:
The FDA, stuck in its 1960s Thalidomide glory days mindset, denies Americans access to life-saving drugs. …
The FDA, despite its intentions, drives up the costs of medicines and often dries up the supply chain altogether. America is currently facing a shortage of about 246 drugs – a record high. …
A joint report by the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the American Society of Oncology, the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and the Institute for Safe Medication Practices sounded the alarm: “Several drug shortages have been precipitated by actual or anticipated action by the FDA.”
Read more: WOLF: The FDA’s one-man death panel – Washington Times.
Illustration: “FDA and Avastin” by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times.