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Long Beach : More Funds OKd for AIDS Drug

The Long Beach City Council has approved an agreement with a pharmacy to add another $100,000 to the funds available for distribution of the drug AZT to AIDS patients. The latest augmentation of funds for the experimental prescription drug Azidothymidine follows an agreement approved last month with Stuckey Pharmacy to allocate up to $55,781 for distribution of the drug. The city is financing the program with grants from the state Department of Health Services.


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