Episode of the day: “Too Ornery to Die”

Listen to “Too Ornery to Die” (29:00)

Podcast: Only Human

A look into cystic fibrosis and the politics and economics of finding a treatment for rare genetic disorders. The price of drugs and how the US is subsidizing the rest of the world.

More information:

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation website

Article in the Boston Globe “Doctors challenge Vertex over high price of cystic fibrosis drug”

Polmoni - Lungs by krypt
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