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CVS judge expecting merger hearing for May

WASHINGTON, April 5 (Reuters) - A U.S. federal judge reviewing an agreement between the government and CVS Health Corp allowing it to buy health insurer Aetna indicated Friday that he wanted to hold a hearing in May to hear from critics of the $69 billion deal.

Judge Richard Leon of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia said in a court hearing that he could take a week to hear from the American Medical Association and other opponents of the transaction which closed in November. (Reporting by Diane Bartz; Editing by Richard Chang)