Medical Writing Good Pharma The Big Pharma conspiracy theory

Volume 22, Issue 4 - Good Pharma

The Big Pharma conspiracy theory


This essay outlines the broad themes of the conspiracy theory that pharmaceutical companies, regulators, politicians, and others are secretly working in consort against the public interest. This so-called Big Pharma conspiracy theory shares a number of features with other conspiracy narratives, but some features make this particular subgenre of conspiracy theory especially intractable and dangerous.

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