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House Dems question Gilead’s HIV drug donations
Modern Healthcare

Democratic members of the House Oversight Committee want Gilead Sciences to reveal whether its decision to donate more than 2 million doses of its HIV-prevention medication Truvada was connected to an ongoing patent dispute.

In a letter sent Wednesday to Gilead CEO Daniel O’Day, House Oversight and Reform Committee Chair Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) asked whether the company’s decision to donate Truvada was in some way connected to the company’s dispute over its patent for the drug.

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