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General News    H3'ed 7/4/20

'Absolute Robbery': Gilead Announces $3,120 Price Tag for Covid-19 Drug Developed With $70 Million in Taxpayer Support

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'Taxpayers provided funding for the development of this drug. Now Gilead is price-gouging off it during a pandemic.  Consumer advocates reacted with disgust Monday to an announcement by Gilead Sciences that it will charge U.S. hospitals around $3,120 per privately insured patient for a treatment course of remdesivir, a drug which has proven modestly effective at speeding Covid-19 recovery times.Beyond disgusting,' said Sen. Bernie Sanders.

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