U.S.: Hillary Clinton calls out drug maker Gilead over price of hepatitis C pills

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said Wednesday her administration will go after drug companies that charge exorbitant prices, singling out the company Gilead, whose hepatitis C drugs cost between $900 and $1,000 per pill in the United States. Gilead's hepatitis C drug cures what had been a chronic liver condition diagnosed in more than 3 million Americans that can lead to increased risk of cirrhosis and liver c