PBS NewsHour

Price of EpiPens spikes, causing major health concerns

Clip: 08/24/2016 | 6m 20s

Nearly everyone knows someone who carries an EpiPen due to a severe allergy. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn) is no different -- as a child, her daughter almost died from a reaction to nuts. But Mylan, the company that produces EpiPens, has quintupled their price since 2003, making it harder for people with allergies to stay safe. John Yang asks Klobuchar about her legislative efforts to intervene.

Aired: 08/24/16

Rating: NR

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