FDA vouchers encourage drug companies to focus on neglected diseases

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FDA vouchers were created as an incentive to encourage drug companies to work on medicines for neglected diseases.

In March, when the Food and Drug Administration gave the OK to a new treatment for a parasitic disease called leishmaniasis, the Canadian company that owns the medicine got something that’s quite likely to prove even more valuable than U.S. sales of the drug will ever be.

 

 

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