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Trump Plan To Hike Drug Costs Proves NHS ‘At Risk’ In Post-Brexit UK-US Trade Deal, Labour Warns

Plans by Donald Trump to get Britain to pay more for drug treatments is fresh proof that the NHS will be “at risk” in any US-UK trade deal after Brexit, Labour has warned. Shadow Health Secretary Jonathan Ashworth hit out after the US President’s health secretary Alex Azar suggested that they would use trade negotiations to put pressure on countries with “socialised” healthcare.Trump last week blamed high US drug prices on “freeloading” nations that used their bargaining power to force US pharmaceutical firms into giving them pills and treatments at low...

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Published By: huffingtonpost - Wednesday, 16 May