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Novartis now has the most expensive drug ever after getting US approval

Novartis now has the most expensive drug ever after getting US approval

Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis on Friday announced it had received US regulatory approval for a gene therapy that treats a rare childhood disorder and has a price tag of $2.1 million, making it the most expensive drug in history.

Youths rally across Europe in pre-vote climate protest

Youths rally across Europe in pre-vote climate protest

Hundreds of thousands of young climate activists rallied across Europe Friday ahead of EU Parliament elections as part of protests worldwide demanding action against global warming.