FDA OKs 1st drug to treat smallpox, in case of terror attack

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FDA OKs 1st drug to treat smallpox, in case of terror attack

This 1975 microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a cluster of smallpox viruses. On Friday, July 13, 2018, U.S. regulators announced the approval of the first treatment for smallpox – a deadly disease that was wiped out four decades ago – in case the virus is used in a terror attack.

FDA OKs 1st drug to treat smallpox, in case of terror attack

This 1975 microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a cluster of smallpox viruses. On Friday, July 13, 2018, U.S. regulators announced the approval of the first treatment for smallpox – a deadly disease that was wiped out four decades ago – in case the virus is used in a terror attack.

FDA OKs 1st drug to treat smallpox, in case of terror attack

This undated photo provided by SIGA in July 2018 shows capsules of the drug TPOXX. On Friday, July 13, 2018, U.S. regulators announced the approval of the first treatment for smallpox – a deadly disease that was wiped out four decades ago – in case the virus is used in a terror attack.
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