US: Pharmaceutical heads urged by congress to curb drug prices

The heads of seven top companies have given evidence before a Senate finance committee on the rising cost of medicines.

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    The heads of seven top pharmaceutical companies in the United States have been urged to do more to lower drug prices for consumers.

    The industry leaders were giving testimony before a Senate finance committee on the rising cost of medicines.

    It is expected to be a major issue in the 2020 presidential election campaign.

    Al Jazeera's Alan Fisher reports from Washington, DC.


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