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B.C. expands children’s access to ‘transformational’ cystic fibrosis drug
Global News

B.C. expands children’s access to ‘transformational’ cystic fibrosis drug

A week after a B.C. family went public with its plea for a life-changing drug for their son with cystic fibrosis (CF), the province has announced it is making Trikafta more widely available. Ten-year-old Oliver Narciso’s lung functions have been deteriorating since last year, and his family told Global News they were considering moving to Ontario in order to access the drug, which has been called “transformational” for CF patients. Read more: ‘Frustrating’: Family urges B.C. to fund new drug for young kids with cystic fibrosis Read More ‘Frustrating’: Family urges B.C. to fund new drug for young kids with cystic fibrosis Until now, the drug has only been covere...