Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli Thwarted By High School Students — They Figured Out How To Make His $750 Drug For Just $2!!!
Science triumphs over greed! Love it!
"Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli has made a name for himself as a pop culture heel over the past year, doing things like threatening to break the only copy of Wu Tang's unique album.
But don't forget the truly heinous reason we know him at all — because he bought the rights to Daraprim and raised the price 5500% from $13.50 to $750 per dose.
Daraprim, chemically known as pyrimethamine, is used to treat malaria and toxoplasmosis in AIDS patients, and is named on the World Health Organization's list of essential medicines.
And this tool tried to gouge the price to make himself a profit off of people in need.
However, a group of Australian high school students have put a crimp in his medicinal monopoly plans; they figured out how to
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