Fox News Cites Public Citizen Report on Federal Funding of Remdesivir

By Sally Pipes

“Nonetheless, critics have denounced remdesivir’s price tag. Some have pointed to an earlier ICER assessment, which said Gilead could recoup its costs by selling remdesivir for just $1 per dose. Public Citizen, a progressive advocacy group, claims that price is justified because the federal government invested $70 million in remdesivir’s development, largely by funding early-stage research and clinical trials. As such, it claims taxpayers have already paid for the drug.”

 

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