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The FDA Just Approved A Drug To Treat 'Plague' (JNJ)

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — U.S. regulators have approved use of a powerful Johnson & Johnson antibiotic to treat plague, an extremely rare, sometimes-deadly bacterial infection. The Food and Drug Administration also approved Levaquin, known generically as levofloxacin, to reduce risk of people getting plague after exposure to the bacteria that cause it. Called Yersinia pestis, the bacteria are considered a potential bioterrorism agent.
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FDA Approves First Generic Versions Of The Antibiotic Levofloxacin To Treat Certain Infections

Health : Medical News Today (3 years ago)

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