Urging Global Access for Medical Breakthroughs

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First-year Yale law student Amy Kapczynski, now an assistant professor of law at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, took up the cause and used the media (first the student newspaper, then the New York Times) to pressure Yale and Bristol-Myers to allow generic production of Zerit in South Africa, where the HIV infection rate was about 25 percent.