Novartis discloses PML case in Gilenya patient, but blames Tysabri
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Swiss drug and vaccine maker Novartis disclosed a patient with JCV antibody positive multiple sclerosis taking the firm's medicine Gilenya (fingolimod) was diagnosed with progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML), a rare, serious, progressive neurologic disease caused by a virus that affects the central nervous system.
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