He's no pharmaceutical genius, he's a vulture

He's no pharmaceutical genius, he's a vulture

Last month, in an 11-page letter posted on an American pharmaceutical company’s website,  Martin Shkreli called for his temporary release from a Pennsylvania prison to enable him to use his special skills “to assist in research work on Covid-19”.

American health activists have rushed to oppose his application, citing his past history, and have launched a social media campaign to gather signatures for a mass petition to ensure his application for release from prison is not allowed.

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