When a ‘Miracle’ Cystic Fibrosis Drug Is Out of attain

Trikafta’s U.S. itemizing worth is over $322,000 a 12 months. that is almost 60 instances the annual wage of a minimal wage earner in Turkey, the place the federal authorities wished to import a generic mannequin made in Argentina. Vertex sued and blocked it.

Vertex has launched in $17 billion from Trikafta since 2019. An evaluation by researchers in Britain found that a 12 months’s current of the drug might presumably be manufactured for simply $5,seven hundred.

the agency says it is working to enhance entry to the drug globally.


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