The inventors of insulin sold their patent for a buck. Why is it so expensive?

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Interesting Facts About Insulin

treehugger.com published a great story about the patent for insulin was sold for just $1, yet people today can’t afford insulin.  So, what gives?

Public Domain Frederick Banting/ F.W.W. Hipwell, 1941, Banting House On March 22, 1922, the discovery of Insulin was announced. Here’s what happened after. That’s Frederick Banting, photographed less than an hour before he left on a secret medical mission to Britain on February 22, 1941. He never made it; […]

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