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FDA delays decision on drug to prevent HIV

The Food and Drug Administration is delaying by three months a decision on whether to approve a drug for preventing infection with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. An agency decision on the drug Truvada, made by Gilead Sciences, was expected by June 15. But the decision was pushed back to give the agency time to review a new Gilead plan to limit the risks to healthy people taking the drug, Cara Miller, a company spokeswoman, said Friday.
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