Mexico to Allow Drug Companies to Make, Sell Generic Antiretrovirals in Country, President Calderon Announces
August 5, 2008
Mexican President Felipe Calderon on Sunday at the opening ceremony of the XVII International AIDS Conference in Mexico City announced that he would lift restrictions on foreign pharmaceutical companies to allow them to produce and sell generic antiretroviral drugs in Mexico, NPR's "Morning Edition" reports (Beaubien, "Morning Edition," NPR, 8/4).
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