Letter from the Editor


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America’s pharmaceutical industry is helping the process of healing the nation in the wake of September 11th. Within hours of the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, America’s pharmaceutical companies responded with medicines and vaccines, supplies for workers and rescuers, and aid for victims and their families.
According to PhRMA, for the first time in history, the country’s emergency pharmaceutical stockpile, stored at eight secret sites around the nation, was mobilized and deployed. Tons of pharmaceuticals and medical supplies including 84,000 I.V. fluid packs, 400 ventilators, and 50,000 doses of tetanus vaccine to protect rescue workers were sent to both New York…