Novartis defended the pricing by saying that gene therapy was 50 per cent cheaper than current treatments. Photo: AP Novartis defended the pricing by saying that gene therapy was 50 per cent cheaper than current treatments. Photo: AP
Novartis defended the pricing by saying that gene therapy was 50 per cent cheaper than current treatments. Photo: AP

Novartis launches most expensive drug ever, a gene therapy treatment that sells for US$2.1 million

  • The administration of US President Donald Trump has vowed to tackle soaring drug costs
  • Novartis defended the pricing by saying that gene therapy was 50 per cent cheaper than current treatments

Topic |   Medicine
Novartis defended the pricing by saying that gene therapy was 50 per cent cheaper than current treatments. Photo: AP Novartis defended the pricing by saying that gene therapy was 50 per cent cheaper than current treatments. Photo: AP
Novartis defended the pricing by saying that gene therapy was 50 per cent cheaper than current treatments. Photo: AP
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