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    Company: Ailing 7-year-old will get drug as part of study

    http://www.cnn.com/2014/03/11/health...html?hpt=hp_c2


    Company: Ailing 7-year-old will get drug as part of study
    By CNN Staff
    updated 9:40 PM EDT, Tue March 11, 2014

    (CNN) -- The Chimerix pharmaceutical company says it will give ailing 7-year-old Josh Hardy a drug that could help him survive as part of a pilot trial.

    The company said in a statement Tuesday that it had reached an agreement with the Food and Drug Administration to begin a pilot trial with the drug, brincidofovir, and provide it to Hardy as part of that study.

    The study is expected to start on Wednesday, the statement said....

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    Oh thank goodness! I read an older news story about him this morning and it brought me to tears.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pomegranate View Post
    Oh thank goodness! I read an older news story about him this morning and it brought me to tears.
    I hope it works. I can't imagine why the company didn't say yes from the get go except for money. JMO



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