In two years, an abortion pill in America

May 1994
U.S. News & World Report;5/30/94, Vol. 116 Issue 21, p12
Reports that after nearly a decade of acrimonious battle, Europe's RU 486 abortion pill is coming to America. The French firm that makes the drug, Roussel Uclaf, agreed to donate its patent to the Population Council, a nonprofit contraceptive research organization in New York that will find an American manufacturer. Studies conducted on the pill; Furor over the pill's use to induce abortions; Possibility that it may be able to treat various illnesses.


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