In late September 2021, Gilead Sciences, Teva and Bristol Myers Squibb, were sued by US pharmacy chains related to delayed launch of HIV generics. In early October 2021, three generics drugs companies, Taro Pharmaceuticals USA, Novartis’ Sandoz and Apotex agreed to pay almost US$450 million to resolve alleged claims that they illegally collaborated on price, supply and allocation of numerous medications.
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