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December 13, 2019, 3:26 am UTC    
November 20, 2018 07:37AM
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Interesting article about the development of one of the first gene therapy drugs for a very rare genetic disorder. The drug was extremely effective with one treatment curing the disorder for a lifetime. Unfortunately the drug company decided to price that one treatment at $1,000,000. Consequently insurance companies and national health care services balked and the drug is no longer available.

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science vs the bean counters

Allan Shumaker November 20, 2018 07:37AM



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