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OCT 23, 2013 - Huffington Post

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Sofosbuvir, Hepatitis C Drug, Gets Positive Review From FDA

WASHINGTON — WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has issued a positive review for a highly anticipated hepatitis C drug from Gilead Sciences, saying the pill cures more patients in less time than currently available treatments. The agency posted its review of Gilead's sofosbuvir online ahead of a meeting Friday where government experts will vote on whether to recommend the drug's approval. More than 3 million people in the U.S. have hepatitis C, a blood-borne disease that causes liver damage and is blamed for 15,000 deaths a year. The drugs currently used to treat the ... Read More

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