Gilead's Covid-19 drug remdesivir to cost $2,340 per patient in US

Gilead Sciences Inc has priced its Covid-19 drug candidate remdesivir at $390 per vial for the United States and governments of other developed countries, it said on Monday, setting the price of a five-day course at $2,340 per patient.

The price for US private insurance companies will be $520 per vial, the drugmaker said, which equates to a total of $3,120 per patient. Gilead has entered into an agreement with the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) whereby the department and states will manage allocation to hospitals.....

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