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Merck Plans to Lay Off About 15% of Workers

Natasha Singer New York Times 07/08/2010 The $41 billion merger last year of the drug giants Merck and Schering-Plough has a human cost for pharmaceutical industry employees. Merck plans to lay off about 15 percent of its work force — about 15,000 people — over the next two years as part of a global merger […]

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  • July 11, 2010

How did Gardasil pass FDA review?

Norma Erickson Denver Examiner 05/21/2010 Consider the questions raised by Merck’s prescribing information packet on Gardasil. Of the 20,118 people injected with either Gardasil, their ‘proprietary’ AAHS control solution (which contained the vaccine adjuvant), or saline solution (a real placebo–typically used for clinical trials of a new treatment) there were 463 new ‘medical conditions’ reported. […]

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  • May 27, 2010

UPDATE 1-EU says Glaxo, Merck vaccines OK despite pig virus

Ben Hirschler Reuters 05/21/2010 * DNA from porcine circovirus found in both vaccines Rotavirus vaccines made by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK.L) and Merck & Co (MRK.N) are safe to use despite being contaminated with a pig virus, Europe’s drugs watchdog said on Friday. The decision echoes a similar ruling from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration last […]

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  • May 26, 2010

India has sparked global demands to suspend HPV vaccines worldwide

. . . Christina England American Chronicle 04/15/2010 The suspension of the HPV vaccination programme in India has sparked a global demand to suspend the HPV vaccinations altogether. Parents and professionals from all over the world have come together and the organisation Truth about Gardasil.org have demanded action saying:- “False advertising/claims made by pharmaceutical companies, […]

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Toyota 52 Deaths, Gardasil 49. Toyota Recalled.

. . . Barbara Hollingsworth Washington Examiner March 30, 2010 Cervical cancer accounts for less than 1 percent of all cancer deaths, so it was somewhat surprising when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration fast-tracked approval of Gardasil, a Merck vaccine targeting the human papilloma virus that causes the disease, in 2006. As of Jan. […]

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  • March 31, 2010