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Medicine Treats Fatal Genetic Disease — for $2M

U.S. regulators have approved the most expensive medicine ever, for a rare disorder that destroys a baby's muscle control and kills nearly all of those with the most common type of the disease within a couple of years.      The treatment is priced at $2.125 million. Out-of-pocket costs for patients will vary based on insurance coverage.      The medicine, sold by the Swiss drugmaker Novartis, is a gene therapy that treats an inherited...

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