It's also expensive, costing $84,000 for a 12-week course in the U.S. Doctors often prescribe the drug -- sold under the brand names Sovaldi and Harvoni -- in combination with others, further raising the overall cost of treatment.
As a result, insurers and government healthcare providers often pay for its use in only their sickest patients.
But in India, a 12-week course of the drug's generic version can be purchased for just $500"
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The $83,500 savings would more than offset the plane fare, lodging and mandatory vacation!