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Drugmaker Kaleo Raises Price Of Lifesaving Drug By Thousands

 A company that makes a life-saving auto-injector for opioid drug overdoses has raised its prices significantly. Kaiser Health News reporter Shefali Luthra talks to NPR’s Scott Simon about the firm’s strategy.

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