Big pharma is out to make big money
Big pharma to make money has to be seen to be successful and useful in fulfilling most aims of drugs (a biological way of looking at this is that successful parasites don’t kill or weaken their hosts and in fact some symbiotic organisms benefit the host and themselves as well)
Big pharma sometimes get things wrong
Big pharma like any big corporations like to create monopolies
Big pharma lobby governments and put placemen on government boards for their purposes
Big pharma are part of big capitalism
Many vaccines save lives and have rendered some diseases like small pox extinct and others like measles much less of a problem.
I would like you to tell me if you agree or disagree with any of these statements or indeed if you have a list of your own you want to add to these statements.