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Coronavirus drug remdesivir comes at a cost for Americans

A five-day treatment of remdesivir, one of two known drugs proven to help treat COVID-19, will cost $3,120 for a typical U.S. patient with commercial insurance. Gilead Sciences, the drugmaker, has promised a lower “government price,” but that excludes Medicare and Medicaid. Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider joined CBSN to discuss the potential impact.
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