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The UK’s National Health Service just approved a drug that costs nearly $2.5 million a dose

Kate Cardente holds her then 3-month-old daughter, Ainsley, as she undergoes a gene therapy for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). SMA is a disease that is the primary genetic cause of death in babies. Ainsley is getting a one-time infusion of Zolgensma. Baltimore Sun | Tribune News Service | Getty Images LONDON — A drug that… Read More »

As US passes 150,000 coronavirus deaths, experts at Johns Hopkins call for reset in national response

The first death in the US was reported on February 29. The country reached 50,000 deaths 54 days later on April 23, and 34 days later, on May 27, crossed 100,000 deaths. It has taken 63 days to add another 50,000 to reach the 150,000 mark. The country’s coronavirus death toll was 150,676 as of… Read More »

Florida shatters national record for the largest, single-day increase in COVID cases

Health News Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis gives an update on the state’s response to the coronavirus pandemic during a press conference at Florida’s Turnpike Turkey Lake Service Plaza, in Orlando, Fla., in a Friday, July 10, 2020 file photo. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP, File) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Florida shattered the national record… Read More »

National Health Care

Often referred to as universal health care, national health care is a system of health care provided and run by a country’s government. The system grants free health care access to every citizen of the country. The exact healthcare services offered to citizens for free may vary from country to country, meaning that there will… Read More »