Gene Therapies Are Almost Here, But Healthcare Isn’t Ready for Sky-High Prices

Zolgensma—which treats spinal muscular atrophy, a rare genetic disease that damages nerve cells, leading to muscle decay—is currently the most expensive drug in the world. A one-time treatment of the life-saving drug for a young child costs $2.1 million.

Source: Gene Therapies Are Almost Here, But Healthcare Isn’t Ready for Sky-High Prices

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