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"'Drug lag keeps foreign cures far from the U.S."

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC0940.219.01 Author/Creator: Place Written: New York, New York Type: Newspaper clipping Date: 16 September 1981 Pagination: 27.8 x 30

Summary of Content: One newspaper article entitled, "'Drug lag keeps foreign cures far from the U.S." written by Mike Hurewitz dated September 16, 1981. Related to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) testing experimental antibiotics, costs of potential profits, identifying newer drug names such as verapamil, malprotiline, glyburide, labetalol, and timolol.

People: Hurewitz, Michael, 1945-2002

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: DrugsMedicineMedical History

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