Gene Therapy Approved for Sale
Gene Therapy is a treatment that aims to cure a disease by introducing healthy copies of a gene into the body. It is advantageous because it only needs to be undergone once for a permanent cure. Though it first emerged 30 years ago, gene therapy hasn’t been successful until recently. Regulators have approved a gene therapy from one of the world’s largest drug company, GSK, that aims to prevent an illness that hurts babies’ immune systems. A major issue that will come as more companies produce gene therapies is how to price these one-time cures.
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