Hacker group creates $30 DIY Epipen

Like
Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry

In response to the corporate insanity surrounding Epipen (company Mylan purchased the rights to Epipen in 2007 and raised the prices from $57 to $318), medical hacking collective, Four Thieves Vinegar, has established a DIY version of the life-saving injector for $30.

The epipen works by spring load injecting epinephrine into someone that is suffering from anaphylactic shock.  Anaphylaxis can occur as an allergic reaction to a wide array of things, including peanuts or bee stings, and the Epipen, for many, is a last line of defense.

read more at organicandhealthy.org

What Are Your Thoughts?

comments

About Gregory Coleman

Gregory has an extensive background as an editorial director for some of the webs most popular news sites. He enjoys spending time with his family, outdoor adventures, and taking in live music shows while living in the growing city of Austin, TX. Hook 'em Horns!

Related posts

TedsWoodworking Plans and Projects