Bill Gates Calls U.S. Drug Pricing System ‘Better Than Most’

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Bill Gates: U.S. Drug Pricing System 'Better Than Most'

Billionaire Bill Gates, whose foundation seeks to spread modern medicine through the developing world and wipe out diseases of the poor such as malaria, said he supports the U.S. drug pricing system even as politicians have intensified their criticism of high costs.

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