Webcast Alert: Gilead Sciences, Inc. Announces Its Annual Meeting of Stockholders Conference Call on the Web

FOSTER CITY, Calif., May 21, 2002 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- In conjunction with Gilead Sciences, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: GILD) Annual Meeting of Stockholders, you are invited to listen to its conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on May 22, 2002 at 10:00 AM Pacific.

     What:     Gilead Sciences, Inc.'s Annual Meeting of Stockholders

     When:     05/22/2002 @ 10:00 AM Pacific

     Where:    http://www.videonewswire.com/event.asp?id=5451

     How:      Live over the Internet -- Simply log on to the web at the
               address above.

     Contacts: Susan Hubbard --  650-522-5715
               Andre Torres  --  650-522-5788
If you are unable to participate during the live webcast, the call will be archived at http://www.gilead.com.

About Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes therapeutics to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide. The company has five marketed products and focuses its research and clinical programs on anti-infectives, including antivirals, antifungals and antibacterials. Headquartered in Foster City, CA, Gilead has operations in the United States, Europe and Australia.

(Minimum Requirements to listen to broadcast: The WindowsMedia Player software, downloadable free from http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/EN/default.asp , and at least a 28.8Kbps connection to the Internet. If you experience problems listening to the broadcast, send an email to isproducers@prnewswire.com .)

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CONTACT:          Susan Hubbard, +1-650-522-5715, or Andre Torres,
                  +1-650-522-5788, both of Gilead Sciences, Inc.

URL:              http://www.gilead.com 
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