So, is this a conflict of interest that's resolved? The FDA's deputy commissioner for medical and scientific affairs, Scott Gottlieb, will not take part in some aspects of the Bush Administration's bird flu planning "because his past consulting work for Manning Selvage & Lee involved companies whose products would be used to combat a flu pandemic. Gottlieb's former clients include Roche -- manufacturer of the highly sought antiviral Tamiflu -- and Sanofi-Aventis, parent company of the nation's sole flu vaccine manufacturer," according to the Boston Globe:
This sounds pretty fair to me. What do you think?