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Facebook ads are misleading people about the effects of a major HIV prevention drug, putting ‘real people’s lives in imminent danger,’ health advocates say

Facebook is facing criticism once again for its advertising policy. An open letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was published Monday on GLAAD’s website, and it’s signed by over 50 major groups. The letter demands Facebook remove a series of “factually inaccurate advertisements which suggest negative health effects of Truvada […]
Facebook ads are misleading people about the effects of a major HIV prevention drug, putting ‘real people’s lives in imminent danger,’ health advocates say
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‘People are dying for no reason’: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez confronts drug company CEO over HIV medication costing almost $2,000 a month in the US and only $8 in Australia

Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Thursday confronted the CEO of the drug company Gilead over the high cost of an HIV-prevention drug. Ocasio-Cortez asked why the drug Truvada costs nearly $US2,000 per month in the US compared to $US8 in Australia. Gilead CEO Daniel O’Day said that the current monthly […]
‘People are dying for no reason’: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez confronts drug company CEO over HIV medication costing almost $2,000 a month in the US and only $8 in Australia