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I wonder how much Quest and LabCorp have lobbied to get Theranos under the microscope. Almost all labs have findings including FDA labs that need be to corrected. I just find it odd that WSJ seems to get access to government documents, internal information, and competitor benchmarks over and over again. Theranos faults aside, something does not smell right here.



WSJ has been going after Theranos for a long time now and I believe they broke the first stories. If you're an internal leaker, ex-employee, or hostile official, who are you going to leak to or give tips about where to dig up bodies? The WSJ, of course.


> I just find it odd that WSJ seems to get access to government documents, internal information, and competitor benchmarks over and over again.

Umm, what's odd? FOIA? Perseverance in reporting? High quality investigative journalism from someone (John Carreyrou) with a track record?


Pedantic, but… you mean Quest, not Qwest. The latter is (was?) a telecom company.


It is entirely possible they lobbied, but in this case it seems warranted. Theranos seems really shady and the leadership seems to be grossly unqualified.


Yeah, as if Theranos doesn't have the money or the board to lobby ...




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