Baby becomes first NHS patient to receive world’s most expensive drug

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  • Sky News published this video item, entitled “Baby becomes first NHS patient to receive world’s most expensive drug” – below is their description.

    A five-month-old baby with a spinal disorder has become the first NHS patient in England to be treated with a potentially life-saving drug that can prolong life.

    Arthur Morgan was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) earlier this month.

    He received the one-off US gene therapy, Zolgensma, at Evelina London Children’s Hospital.

    The treatment has been called the most expensive drug in the world – with a list price of £1.79m per dose.

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