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DRUG SHOWS PROMISE FOR VALLEY FEVER

April 14, 2006
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given special status to a drug in development at the University of Arizona that researchers say offers hope for a valley fever cure. The FDA gave nikkomycin z Orphan Drug Status, which allows the government to assist in the drug's development as a treatment for a rare, or orphan, disease.
The East Valley Tribune