Can the drug industry win over Americans? Will the pandemic put an end to privacy? And could Martin Shkreli save the world?
We discuss all that and more this week on “The Readout LOUD,” STAT’s biotech podcast. First, we run through the latest coronavirus news, covering the suddenly invisible CDC, the drug industry’s potential PR coup, and Shkreli’s plot to get out of prison. Then, we’re joined by Wall Street analyst Brian Skorney to talk about how the pandemic is impacting the business of biotech. Finally, our STAT colleague Casey Ross calls in to talk about the pandemic’s implications for privacy and why it calls to mind the Patriot Act.
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