Sally Pipes: Coronavirus drug cost – Ignore critics. Here’s why the price is right

Sally Pipes: Coronavirus drug cost – Ignore critics. Here’s why the price is right

Sally Pipes: Coronavirus drug cost – Ignore critics. Here’s why the price is right

Last week, Gilead Sciences announced that it would sell a five-day course of its coronavirus drug, remdesivir, for just over $3,100. The antiviral, currently the only medication proven to speed recovery from COVID-19, received FDA approval in May. Some Democratic lawmakers and policy experts attacked remdesivir’s price as soon as it was announced.

By Miki