CVS/pharmacy (NYSE: CVS) Released the Following Statement Today

Wednesday, April 12, 2006

WOONSOCKET, R.I., April 12, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- CVS/pharmacy will stop selling ReNu Moisture Loc brand contact lens solution in all 5,400 of its stores, pending the outcome of an investigation by the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention into concerns about a rare fungal eye infection tied to use of soft contact lenses.

The specific ReNu products that will be removed from CVS/pharmacy store shelves are:

* ReNu Moisture Loc, 4 oz.
* ReNu Moisture Loc, 12 oz.
* ReNu Moisture Loc 2x12 oz.
* ReNu Convenience Pack