Experimental Drug Working for Josh Hardy

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    The mother of a Virginia boy who is fighting for his life posted a hopeful update to Facebook Tuesday night.

    Aimee Hardy said there are signs that an experimental drug recently given to her 7-year-old son Josh is working after just two doses.

    Social Media Helps Va. Boy Get Drug To Treat Rare Illness

    [DC] Social Media Helps Va. Boy Get Drug To Treat Rare Illness
    News 4's Kristin Wright talks to the grandparents of a Fredericksburg, Virginia, boy who is now getting an experimental drug to treat his rare infection. (Published Wednesday, Mar 12, 2014)

    Josh is at the St. Jude's Children’s Hospital in Tennessee battling a rare viral infection he contracted from a bone marrow transplant.

    A social media campaign helped convince a drug company to provide Josh with their treatment, which is not yet approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

    Josh Hardy Allowed to Join Drug Trial

    [DC] Josh Hardy Allowed to Join Drug Trial
    A 7-year-old Virginia boy battling an a deadly infection will be allowed to join a drug trial that could save his life. (Published Wednesday, Mar 12, 2014)

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