Bad Blood and Unsettled Law: Are Healing and Justice Even Possible when Biocapitalism Prevails? .

Bad Blood and Unsettled Law: Are Healing and Justice Even Possible when Biocapitalism Prevails?. Perspect Biol Med. 2019;62(3):576-590 Authors: Pemberton S Abstract Eric Weinberg and Donna Shaw's Blood on Their Hands: How Greedy Companies, Inept Bureaucracy, and Bad Science Killed Thousands of Hemophiliacs (2017) belongs to a genre of underappreciated works that examine one of the greatest medical tragedies of the 20th century: the iatrogenic epidemics of HIV-AIDS among hemophilia patients. The book's focus on the legal fallout in the United States following this medical catastrophe typifies how and why good decision-making, effective healing, and social justice have been so elusive in our emergent age of global biocapitalism. PMID: 31495799 [PubMed - in process]
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