The Dengvaxia Fiasco: Symptom of a Deeper Malady

The Dengvaxia fiasco is just a symptom of a deeper malady of the US-modeled health care system which is driven by market forces rather than by people‚Äôs actual health needs. This illustrates starkly the danger of putting health in the hands of profit makers rather than putting health in the hands of the people. In fact, this is an inevitable consequence of corporate globalization pushed by the US and enthusiastically promoted by government and big business. Having been hijacked by big business, the prevailing health system relied mainly on the initiatives of transnational drug companies to develop a dengue vaccine, … Continue reading The Dengvaxia Fiasco: Symptom of a Deeper Malady