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Achillion's Hepatitis C Drug Gets FDA Fast Track

January 5, 2012

New Haven, Conn.-based Achillion Pharmaceuticals announced that the Food and Drug Administration has granted fast-track designation to its experimental treatment for hepatitis C virus. The drug, ACH-1625, is currently in a mid-stage trial. Fast-track status expedites FDA's review of drugs intended to treat serious illnesses and fill unmet medical needs.

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Adapted from:
Reuters
01.04.2012


  
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This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
 
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