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21st Century Cures or Corruption?

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  • The only beneficiaries of the 21st Century Cures Act introduced in Congress last year are the drug, vaccine and medical device manufacturers, as this proposed legislation was designed to speed up experimental drug and vaccine approvals, cut corners on pre-licensure testing and narrow or eliminate informed consent protections in scientific research on humans
  • The bill, which easily passed the House of Representatives last summer but got stalled in the Senate, earmarked more than $8 billion to NIH for new drug research while relaxing FDA safety oversight
  • This year, Senators supporting passage of the Act cut it up into separate smaller bills to achieve their goal of fast tracking new products to market by avoiding drug, vaccine and medical device safety mechanisms

By Dr. Mercola

Last year, a shocking piece of legislation was introduced in the U.S. Congress called the 21st Century Cures Act.


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