You appear have no better argument against his line of reasoning than straw men and outrage at the idea of drug companies being so morally corrupt.
I suggest you look into the history of drug companies for a reality check on your moral outrage.
You may for instance look into how this very decease got a huge boost from US drug companies that sold HIV infected medicine overseas after it was found to be dangerous:
bayer hiv scandal
Contaminated haemophilia blood products