Author Topic: Extortionate drug pricing.  (Read 341 times)

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Offline Roger

Extortionate drug pricing.
« on: September 23, 2015, 07:09:22 AM »
Turing Pharmaceuticals in the USA recently acquired the rights to 'Daraprim', an important drug for people with toxoplasmosis. MD Martin Skreli, erstwhile hedge fund trader, then increased the price from £13.50 to $750 !
Protests from around the World.
Although now out of Patent, apparently generic producers will find it hard to replicate Daraprim with appropriate approvals. A terrible situation for Patients worldwide.

Offline dawn

Re: Extortionate drug pricing.
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2015, 01:26:35 PM »
roger that's disgusting,nice to see you are a caring person.  :wai

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