Tag Archive: Animal Efficacy

May 01

FDA Approves Drug for Treatment of Plague Through Animal Efficacy Rule

On April 27, 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) approved Levaquin (levofloxacin), a drug used to treat those afflicted with plague. In addition to treating those with the deadly infection, Levaquin is also approved to reduce the risk of contracting plague after exposure to Yersinia pestis, the bacteria responsible for causing the disease. …

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