Supplement | HBS Case Collection | March 1993

Burroughs Wellcome and AZT (C)

by Willis M. Emmons III

Abstract

Describes key developments relating to Burroughs Wellcome, AZT and other AIDS drugs, and the AIDS issue in general from late 1989 through 1992. Includes excerpts from Wellcome PLC's financial statements and updated statistics on AIDS in the United States.

Keywords: Health Pandemics; Multinational Firms and Management; Financial Statements; Pharmaceutical Industry; United States;

Citation:

Emmons, Willis M., III. "Burroughs Wellcome and AZT (C)." Harvard Business School Supplement 793-115, March 1993.