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Is it ethical to buy antibody rich blood at inflated prices?

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Alex Taborrak tells it like it is:The huge demand for antibody rich blood (to develop a vaccine) has driven up the price: From March 31 to April 22, prices asked by Cantor BioConnect for its cheapest samples — always sold by the milliliter, the equivalent of less than a quarter of a teaspoon — rose more than 40 percent, to 0 from 0. QUESTION:  Is this ethical? ANSWER:  Only if you want to save lives.   “I’ve never seen these prices before,” said Dr. Joe Fitchett, the medical director of Mologic, one of the British test manufacturers that was offered the blood samples. “It’s money being made from people’s suffering.” READ THE WHOLE POST!

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Alex Taborrak tells it like it is:

The huge demand for antibody rich blood (to develop a vaccine) has driven up the price:

From March 31 to April 22, prices asked by Cantor BioConnect for its cheapest samples — always sold by the milliliter, the equivalent of less than a quarter of a teaspoon — rose more than 40 percent, to $500 from $350.
QUESTION:  Is this ethical?
ANSWER:  Only if you want to save lives.  
“I’ve never seen these prices before,” said Dr. Joe Fitchett, the medical director of Mologic, one of the British test manufacturers that was offered the blood samples. “It’s money being made from people’s suffering.”
READ THE WHOLE POST!

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