AIDS Deals Heat Up--In Both Private and Public Sectors
Abbott Laboratories' Norvir (ritonavir) set a record early in March: the FDA reviewed and approved the protease inhibitor for use alone or in combination therapy as a treatment for late-stage AIDS just 72 days after filing.
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