How social media amplified anger over EpiPen’s price gouge


On Thursday, amid mounting pressure from the public and politicians alike, the drug company that makes EpiPens finally promised to do something about their often astronomical price.

With 118,000 signatures asking Congress to “stop the EpiPen price gouging” and everyone from Hillary Clinton to Sarah Jessica Parker weighing in, drug maker Mylan has said it will reduce the cost for some users.

The company is creating a savings card for the EpiPen 2-Pak that will cover up to $300 of the $609 cost (which is up from less than $100 in 2007). Read more…

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