HIV drug patients' privacy violated by Gilead, lawsuit claims
PHILADELPHIA — A drug company may have violated the privacy of thousands of people who are taking a medicine to prevent them from coming down with HIV.Gilead Sciences, the biopharmaceutical giant, sent out a mass mailing in mid-April to people on its antiretroviral drugs, Truvada and Descovy. The drugs are used to reduce the risk of HIV infection, a prevention measure called pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).On Thursday, the AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania filed a federal class action suit against Gilead. It claims the company illegally compromised the privacy rights of patients by recklessly m...
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