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Mr. Shkreli, 32, gained attention in September after the huge overnight increase in the price of Daraprim, a six-decade-old drug that is the standard of care for toxoplasmosis, a serious parasitic infection.
The drug is the only approved treatment for toxoplasmosis, an infection which is especially risky for pregnant women, people with AIDS and cancer patients.
John and Peggy Davliakos said doctors have diagnosed their son's condition as being a result of toxoplasmosis, an infection caused by a parasite found in cats.
That means wildlife, particularly marsupials, are really susceptible to toxoplasmosis.
Also, toxoplasmosis spread by free roaming cats not only kills wildlife, but is very dangerous to many humans.
There seems to be no argument over the affect of toxoplasmosis on human fetuses.
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First Known Use: 1926See Words from the same year
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