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GSK Ebola vaccine won’t be ready until late 2015 – experts respond

Laura Goodall posted in on October 20th, 2014.

The pharmaceuticals company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has said that its potential Ebola vaccine isn’t likely to be ready until late 2015. GSK is one of several companies trying to fast-track a vaccine to prevent the spread of Ebola in West Africa, compressing trials that would normally take up to 10 years into just 12 months. According to GSK’s press […]

GlaxoSmithKline concedes drug fraud charges

John Kerr posted in on July 3rd, 2012.

Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline today announced it will plead guilty to marketing drugs for unapproved uses and failing to report safety data. In what is believed to be the largest ever US healthcare fraud settlement, the company will pay out US$3 billion in criminal fines and civil settlements. The multinational company was charged with violations of […]

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