Is there something wrong with drug research?

Does politicisation of medicine explain why preparation for Covid-19 was so derisory? Stanford University professor John Ionnidis has “increasing concern that most current published research findings are false” – of the 49 most-cited clinical research studies in 3 major medical journals, he found that of 34 replicated claims, 41% had effectively been falsified. The truth wears off, the New Yorker noted a decade ago.