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SAN FRANCISCO — George Yancopoulos isn’t apologizing.

The president and chief scientist of Regeneron was booed on stage and received a round of bad headlines last month, after he erupted at CNBC reporter Bertha Coombs for trying to ask him and other panelists at a Milken Institute summit how the health care system would ensure access “when” there was a cure for Alzheimer’s.


“Forget about paying for it. You need a cure for Alzheimer’s,” he said before Coombs could finish her question. “You know how far away we are from that? Don’t worry about paying for it. You need health care for one before you can worry about health care for all.”

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