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2006-03-15 12:45:00

By Tume Ahemba LAGOS (Reuters) - Humanitarian group Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) urged U.S. drugmaker Abbot Laboratories Inc. on Wednesday to make a new HIV drug accessible in developing countries, especially Africa. MSF (Doctors Without Borders) said a new formulation of Abbot's lopinavir/ritonavir (LPV/r) drug has critical advantages for patients in poor countries including lower daily pill count, storage without refrigeration and no dietary restrictions. "It is a cruel irony that...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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