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COVID-19 Drug To Cost An Average Of $3,120

Gilead Sciences says it will charge U.S. hospitals $3,120 for a typical patient with commercial insurance for the COVID-19 drug remdesivir, which "interferes with the new coronavirus’s ability to replicate within a patient’s cells,” according to The Wall Street Journal. “Under the company’s plans, Gilead will charge a higher price for patients with private insurance in the U.S., and a lower price for U.S. government health programs like Medicare and all other developed countries that insure their patients directly."

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