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Levaquin Approved For Treating Plague, USA

Levaquin (levofloxacin) has been approved by the FDA for the treatment and prevention of the plague. Levofloxacin is a synthetic antibiotic of the fluoroquinolones drug class; it is currently used for the treatment of severe bacterial infection, or infections for which other antibiotics have not worked. Levaquin is produced and marketed by Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc., a Johnson & Johnson company.
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