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Credit crunch could affect global healthcare, warns AstraZeneca's CEO

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As share prices continue to tumble around the world, at least one top drug company executive is clear in his view about the spiralling global financial crisis. "While we do not expect a direct effect on our business, there will certainly be significant cost pressures on governments which pay for healthcare," AstraZenecaCEO David Brennan believes.

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