News Headlines Article

F.D.A. Advisory Panel Backs Preventive Use of H.I.V. Drug
New York Times

A drug already used to treat H.I.V. infection should also be approved to prevent it, an advisory panel to the Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday. The recommendation is the first time that government advisers have advocated giving antiviral medicine to healthy people who might be exposed through sexual activity to the virus that causes AIDS.