Health Canada ordered to release confidential drug company data on HPV vaccines

CBC News

13 July 2018 - Federal government insisted drug companies' clinical trial data is 'confidential business information'.

A Federal Court judge has ordered Health Canada to release reams of pharmaceutical clinical trial data on five medications to an American researcher, undercutting the federal government's attempts to keep the information confidential.

The July 9 ruling stems from a request by Maryland-based researcher Peter Doshi for access to clinical trial data submitted to Health Canada by the manufacturers of the HPV vaccines Gardasil, Gardasil 9 and Cervarix, and the anti-viral medications Tamiflu and Relenza.

Read CBC News article

Michael Wonder

Posted by:

Michael Wonder