Tag Archives: Infectious disease

Merck to Close Eight Plants

Image by Getty Images via @daylife Over the next two years, Merck will shut down eight manufacturing plants, as well as eight research sites, as part of the ongoing Schering-Plough merger process. The company said in a statement that the various site exits will help “create a flexible R&D organization.” Taking a page out of […]
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HIV Market Banking on Fixed-Dose Treatments

The HIV markets are expected to grow for the next two years, but major patent expirations in the following years will have a huge impact on pharmaceutical sales by 2019, according to a new report by DataMonitor. Antiretroviral sales in 2009 were estimated at $11.8 billion. While that figure is forecast to hit $14.4 billion […]
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