Students Recreate Life-Saving Malaria Drug

Just How Much is a Life-Saving Drug Worth?

A group of Australian high school students recently created 3.7 grams of the active ingredient in a life-saving malaria drug for around $20. The same amount of that drug would cost about $110,000 in the US.

“It seems totally unjustified and ethically wrong,” student James Wood said. “It’s a life-saving drug and so many people can’t afford it.”

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