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How U.S. Healthcare Spending Per Capita Compares With Other Countries [Infographic]

August 8, 2019

Via: Forbes

During the recent Democratic debates, Senator Bernie Sanders once again lambasted the state of America’s healthcare system, drawing damning comparisons with other countries, particularly Canada. The Vermont senator has also consistently criticized the “incredible corruption and greed” of the U.S. pharmaceutical industry, using the price of insulin to prove his point. Two days before the second Democratic presidential debates, Sanders traveled across the border in a bus with more than a dozen American patients to purchase insulin for around one-tenth of the U.S. price. He labeled the situation “a national embarrassment”.

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