Published in AIDS Weekly, December 8th, 1997
Drug companies are testing 124 new treatments on patients, according to the survey by the Pharmaceutical Research Manufacturers of America. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved 50 AIDS related drugs, including eight in 1997.
With the first-ever drop in the number of new cases in 1996 in the United States, drug makers have come a long way since the first drug, Glaxo Wellcome's AZT, was approved in 1987, said Dr. John Siegfried, the industry group's...
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