Life-saving cystic fibrosis pills binned as desperate sufferers denied access to medicine

28 March 2019 – Daily Record

Around 8000 boxes of pills had to be thrown away because of their expiry date while the NHS and Vertex Pharmaceuticals continue to argue over costs.

Orkambi could dramatically improve the health of around half of people with cystic fibrosis, have dragged on for three years with no breakthrough.


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