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Apple store closings in China could delay 1 million iPhone sales, Wedbush says

Apple staff (red t-shirt) and a customer (R) wearing protective facemasks are seen inside of an Apple store in Beijing on January 30, 2020 NICOLAS ASFOURI Apple’s decision to temporarily shutter its stores in China as a result of the new coronavirus could delay up to 1 million iPhone sales but is unlikely to have… Read More »

Race against time for family of toddler with ultra-rare disease, whose only chance at life costs $3 million

When Michael Pirovolakis was born eight days before Christmas in 2017, his green eyes glowed bright like two snow globes. He had 10 fingers, 10 toes and a full head of hair matted to his head. Michael was a cooing, crying, healthy baby boy. “What else could we ask for,” said his father, Terry. Terry,… Read More »

The most expensive medicine ever treats a rare condition. The price: $2.13 million – Los Angeles Times

Evelyn Villarreal was one of the first children treated, at 8 weeks. Her family, from Centreville, Va., had lost their first child to spinal muscular atrophy at 15 months. Two years later when Evelyn was born a test showed she also had the disease, so the family enrolled her in the gene therapy study at… Read More »