Date: Saturday, 31-August-2019, 9:19 AM | Message # 1
Eye drop cost spikes 2,000% after Health Canada approval
CBC News Published on Aug 30, 2019
The family of a nine-year-old girl with a rare metabolic disorder says the eye drops that stop the disease from blinding her are no longer affordable after Health Canada approved an Italian pharmaceutical company's official version of the drug. Erin Little, the girl's mother, says the annual cost will exceed $100,000.