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Regulatory Focus™ > News Articles > Focus Forward: Lessons from the Gulf Oil Spill

Focus Forward: Lessons from the Gulf Oil Spill

Posted 01 July 2010

The world has a front-row seat to watch the unfolding of a great environmental disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. The consequences of this event for the short and long term are immense and cannot be ignored. While we follow the struggles and missteps of government and industry in coping with this catastrophe, are there lessons here for the healthcare product sector? After all, our sector has experienced its own disasters, some with far-reaching consequences, e.g., thalidomide and Vioxx.


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