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Ireland's Economic Bailout to Sting Pharma

Ireland’s favorable level of corporation tax remains untouched by the country’s economic rescue package, but drugmakers will still feel the pinch of the healthcare cuts. Despite pressure from France and Germany, Ireland has managed to secure its Euro 85 billion ($111 billion) rescue package from Europe and the International Monetary Fund without raising corporation tax, […]
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Judgment Day for Pfizer Factories

For once, pharma sales reps and R&D guys can breathe a sigh of relief. The latest round of industry layoffs comes from Pfizer, but this time it will affect the manufacturing force, which will be downsized by 6,000 employees by 2015. In 2006, the company announced plans to save $4 billion to $5 billion, and […]
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