Students recreate Daraprim, drug that sells for thousands in US, for $20

Students recreate Daraprim, drug that sells for thousands in US, for $20

For $US20, a group of high school students has created 3.7 grams of an active ingredient used in the medicine Daraprim, which would sell in the United States for between $US35,000 and $US110,000. Pyrimethamine, the active ingredient in Daraprim, treats a parasitic infection in people with weak immune systems such as pregnant women and HIV patients.

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