…Developed in the 1950s, … People with weakened immune systems, such as Aids patients, have come to rely on the drug, which
until recently cost about $13.50 (£8.80) a dose.
But Mr Shkreli announced he was raising the price to $750 a pill. The more
than 5,000% increase …
… then Mr Shkreli agreed to lower the price.
“We’ve agreed to lower the price on Daraprim to a point that is more affordable and is able to allow the company to make a profit, but a very
small profit,” he told ABC News. “We think these changes will be welcomed.”