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NPR Examines Efforts To Get Chagas Disease Treatment Approved In U.S.

NPR: Drug For ‘Neglected’ Chagas Disease Gains FDA Approval Amid Price Worries
“…On Aug. 29 the FDA gave the global drug company Chemo Group approval to market its drug benznidazole in the U.S. … But it wasn’t easy. The story of how the decades-old treatment finally got approval for the U.S market is movie-worthy, with characters that include determined physicians and some of the nation’s poorest residents, as well as convicted securities fraudster and former drug company CEO Martin Shkreli…” (Columbus, 9/10).