Thursday, December 17, 2015

Hepatitus c and its costs

hepatitis's c .
It is estimated that  their are 2.7 million  chronic Hepatitis c patients  in USA as of 2013.
New drug Sovaldi which costs 84000 dollars for a course of 84 pills is approved for treatment and has been  proven to be very successful for the treatment.
To treat 2.7 million patients it will cost 2.7X 84000million dollars to treat these people. That is 1680+0588 =226800 million.Or it is 226 billion.

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