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India offers cut-price cures for foreigners

Country has earned a nickname as "the pharmacy to the developing world" for its tough stance on patents
Saturday, March 5, 2016 - 05:50

MEDICINES FOR ALL: Babu Bhai, an employee with a pharmacy, gathering generic drugs for a customer in New Delhi.

New Delhi

WHEN doctors told Australian Greg Jefferys he had Hepatitis C and the disease was destroying his liver, the devastating diagnosis was compounded by the cost of a cure.

Unable to afford Sovaldi, hailed as a miracle drug, the 61-year-old flew to India, one of a growing army

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