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Much-Hyped Alzheimer's Drug Fails, Sending Biogen Shares Down Nearly 30 Percent03:43
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Biogen shares fell nearly 30 percent this morning after the news that the company is discontinuing trials on aducanumab, a drug that was supposed to help treat Alzheimer's. Biogen's failure was disappointing but not unique — 99 percent of Alzheimer's trials fail. Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks to Roben Farzad (@robenfarzad), host of NPR One's "Full Disclosure."

This segment aired on March 21, 2019.

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