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A contrarian view on the cost of sofosbuvir (Sovaldi)

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There has been a lot written about the cost of Gilead’s new hepatitis C drug, sofosbuvir (Sovaldi). Most of the discussion has been highly critical of the price and Gilead’s stated justifications for it. Here is a contrarian view:

Each of these Hepatitis C pills cost $1,000. Thats actually a great deal.

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